Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese

Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese

Create a rich and hearty Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese that will transport you straight to Italy with every bite. This classic Italian pasta dish is a family favorite, and making it from scratch is easier than you think.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup red wine (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound spaghetti


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it into small pieces as it cooks. Remove any excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped onion, garlic, carrot, and celery to the skillet. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
  3. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and red wine (if using). Season with oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. While the sauce simmers, cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  5. Serve the Bolognese sauce over the cooked spaghetti, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic Italian dish that’s perfect for a cozy family dinner. This recipe combines ground beef, aromatic vegetables, and a rich tomato sauce to create a flavorful and satisfying meal. Serve it over al dente spaghetti and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese for the ultimate comfort food experience.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 30g

Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese is a labor of love that pays off with each delicious forkful. It’s a dish that brings people together and creates lasting memories around the dinner table. Whether you’re making it for a special occasion or just a weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy!

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