classic spaghetti bolognese

Classic Spaghetti Bolognese​

By Health Promotion Board

Serves: 4

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 20 mins


  • 300g wholemeal spaghetti

  • 2 tsp canola oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced or chopped

  • 300g lean minced meat

  • 1 bottle of Healthier Choice Symbol pasta sauce

  • 2 tomatoes, diced

  • ½ eggplant, cubed

  • 1 capsicum (green or yellow)

  • 2 sticks celery, chopped

  • 2 carrot, cubed

  • 2 tsp dried herbs (e.g. oregano, mixed Italian herbs)

  • Pepper


  1. Cook spaghetti according to packaging instructions. Divide the spaghetti into 4 portions, and set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, fry onion and garlic for 1–2 minutes. Add minced meat and fry for 5 minutes or until minced meat is cooked.

  3. Add the pasta sauce and vegetables, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to a simmer for 10–15 minutes or until vegetables have softened.

  4. Stir in dried herbs, and pepper to taste.

  5. Scoop the sauce over the spaghetti, and serve while hot.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

Energy: 500kcal

Protein: 30.8g

Total fat: 14.7g

Carbohydrates: 64.8g

Dietary fibre: 10.8g

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