Spaghetti Bolognese

This spaghetti bolognese recipe is a family favourite - it's rich and satisfying, with a delicious hint of cinnamon.

what you'll need
  • 750 g ground beef
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large onion (grated)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 carrot (grated)
  • 90 ml red wine
  • 400 g canned tomatoes
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 250 ml chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon (or 1 stick)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500 g spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • parmesan cheese (optional)
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step 1

In a deep pan heat the olive oil, add the ground beef and sauté for about 7 minutes in high heat until it’s mostly browned.

step 2

Add the grated onion, garlic and the carrot, and sauté them for another 4 minutes.

step 3

Continue by adding the red wine and simmer for a few minutes until the alcohol evaporates.

step 4

Add the canned tomatoes, tomato puree, chicken broth, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Stir and simmer in lower heat for 30 minutes.

step 5

In a large pot full of water add salt and the pasta and let it boil according to the instructions in the package.

step 6

When ready, drain the pasta and mix them with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil.

step 7

Serve the spaghetti with 1-2 spoonfuls of Bolognese and a generous amount of grated parmesan.

Spaghetti Bolognese

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