Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe
This Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe will guide you in making a classic and delicious Italian pasta dish that’s perfect for any occasion.
Note: Feel free to add your favorite herbs and spices to enhance the flavor of the Bolognese sauce.
- 400 g spaghetti
- 500 g ground beef
- 1 onion chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 400 g canned diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1/2 cup red wine (optional)
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Large pot
- Wooden spoon
Cook the spaghetti
Step 1:Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain the spaghetti in a colander and set aside.
Cook the Bolognese sauce
Step 2:In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions and minced garlic. Sauté until onions are translucent and fragrant.
Brown the ground beef
Step 3:Add the ground beef to the skillet with onions and garlic. Cook until the beef is browned and cooked through, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
Add tomatoes and seasonings
Step 4:Stir in canned diced tomatoes, tomato paste, dried oregano, dried basil, red pepper flakes (if using), and salt and black pepper to taste. Let the sauce simmer for about 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
Add wine and broth (optional)
Step 5:For added depth of flavor, you can pour in red wine and beef broth. Let the sauce simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
Add cream and cheese
Step 6:Reduce the heat to low and stir in the heavy cream. Let the sauce simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Finally, mix in the grated Parmesan cheese until it’s well combined and the sauce has thickened.
Combine spaghetti and sauce
Step 7:Add the cooked spaghetti to the Bolognese sauce and toss until the pasta is evenly coated with the sauce.
Serve and enjoy!
Step 8:Serve the Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese hot and garnish with additional grated Parmesan cheese if desired. Enjoy your delicious and comforting meal!