Monday, August 13, 2007

my spaghetti bolognese

hungry hubby

served with italian salad


my hubby really loves spaghetti bolognese...everywhere he goes, he will surely order this as his main dish...and my little Jihan also loves any pasta...i love making spaghetti bolognese instead of buying the instant recipe is very simple..

500g mince meat/chicken
2 shallots (chopped)
3 garlics (chopped)
1 onion (chopped)
4 tbsp olive oil
1 packet spaghetti
5 tbsp tomato puree
5 whole tomatoes or 1 can of canned tomatoes
1/2 tin button mushrooms (chopped)
1/2 carrot sticks (chopped)
fresh parsley or mixed herbs
1-2 cups of water
grated parmesan cheese


  • boil the spaghetti in 1 litre of water (add a little bit of olive oil and salt) until done and drain

  • heat olive oil in a pan. add the chopped onion, shallots and garlic. fry until fragrant

  • add in the mince meat. fry until half cooked

  • add in the tomato puree

  • add in the tomatoes, mushrooms and carrots

  • add in water according to the consistency you like for the gravy

  • add in fresh parsley or mixed herbs

  • lastly, add salt according to your taste

  • serve with the spaghetti with grated parmesan cheese on top

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