traditional italian spaghetti bolognese

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Traditional Italian spaghetti Bolognese is a classic and beloved dish known for its rich flavors and comforting appeal. With its origins in the city of Bologna, this hearty pasta dish has become an international favorite. Made with a flavorful meat sauce, slow-cooked to perfection, and served over al dente spaghetti, it’s a dish that embodies the essence of Italian cuisine.


450 grams spaghetti, boiled and drained

100 grams parmesan cheese

Bolognese Sauce:

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, chopped

I carrot, peeled and diced

20-centimeter stalks celery, finely sliced

360 grams minced meat

1 teaspoon salt

250 milliliters dry white wine

250 milliliters fresh milk

¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder

450 milliliters tomato sauce


Sauce: Heat butter and olive oil in a pan on  medium heat. Sauté onions, carrots, and celery.

Stir for 7 minutes until they are soft.

Add minced meat and press until it becomes small chunks. Season with salt. Stir again for 3 minutes until the meat
color changes. Add wine.

Replace the pan lid and reduce the heat. Leave it for 4 minutes. Remove the pan lid and add milk and nutmeg powder. Stir. Replace the lid again. Leave it for 4 minutes.

Add tomato sauce and stir well until done. Remove from the heat.

Serve with spaghetti


For 6 servings Nutrition per portion:  

Energy: 358 calories 
Protein: 23.6 grams 
Carbohydrates: 60.5 grams 
Fiber: 6.9 grams 
Fat: 4.2 grams
traditional italian spaghetti bolognese

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