How to Prepare Perfect Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese

Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese. Our best ever spaghetti bolognese is super easy and a true Italian classic with a meaty, chilli sauce. This recipe comes courtesy of BBC Good Food user Andrew Balmer. Place the wholemeal spaghetti in a deep saucepan full of salted boiling water and cook according to packet instructions, then drain.

Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese Other meat variations include lamb mince, chopped chicken or pork or combinations of these meats. Can be gluten free with simple swap such as gluten free pasta. Follow our healthy spaghetti recipe for a great lighter alternative to classic spaghetti Bolognese. You can have Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese using 13 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese

  1. You need 180 g of 5% lean beef mince, (fresh or frozen).
  2. Prepare 1/2 of red onion chopped very finely,.
  3. You need 300 g of smooth tomato passata,.
  4. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of tomato pureé,.
  5. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic, crushed,.
  6. You need 2 tsp of dried oregano,.
  7. Prepare 2 tsp of dried basil,.
  8. Prepare of Salt and pepper to season,.
  9. It's 4 tbsp of unsweetened almond milk, or regular milk,.
  10. It's 150 g of dried Spaghetti, (dry weight),.
  11. You need of Fresh basil leaves to garnish (optional),.
  12. Prepare of Grated parmesan cheese or hard Italian cheese equivalent.
  13. You need of Frylight or 1tbsp vegetable/Sunflower oil.

Place a spoonful of Bolognese on top of each plate, scatter with basil leaves and Parmesan shavings. This spaghetti bolognese will be one of the best recipes you've ever tried, as it's been carefully tested in our kitchen. A simple spaghetti bolognese recipe, you can ditch the jar of ready made sauce. The classic tomato-based sauce in this recipe is flavoured with garlic, oregano and a hint of.

Healthier Simple Spaghetti Bolognese step by step

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over a medium to high heat. Add the oil and once warm add the onions. Cook whilst stirring for 5-6 minutes until the onions soften and become translucent..
  2. Add the beef mince and cook until nicely browned. Add the crushed garlic and tomato pureé. Combine together..
  3. Boil some water in a large saucepan, I usually boil the water in a kettle to speed up this process, then simply add it to the saucepan already over a high heat. Add a good pinch of salt and add the spaghetti. Begin to cook according to packet instructions..
  4. Next add the passata and dried herbs to the onions. Season with salt and pepper. Add in the almond milk. Place on the lid and turn the heat down lower so that the sauce is simmering. Simmer gently stirring occasionally, whilst the spaghetti cooks..
  5. Once the spaghetti has cooked, add 1-2 tbsp of the starchy cooking water to the to meat sauce, (judge how thick the meat sauce is at this point to guage whether to add one or two spoons, the sauce should have a nice thick, but not stodgy consistency). This gives it a silkier texture. Drain off the pasta in a collender..
  6. Take the large now empty saucepan you cooked the spaghetti in and pour the meat sauce into it, off the heat. Next, add the well drained spaghetti (it's important to not add any extra water at this point), and add an extra crack of black pepper and a pinch of salt. Gently toss the meat sauce and spaghetti together until every strand is well coated..
  7. Serve up, grate over parmasan cheese and garnish with a few fresh basil leaves..

We Aussies have a thing about shortening words. Pavlova is Pav, afternoon is arvo, mosquitos are mozzies. This makes the Bolognese sauce emulsify, so it thickens, becomes glossy and clings to the spaghetti. No more watery sauce at the bottom of your. Spaghetti Bolognese can be a hearty and healthy meal.