Spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese
Give spaghetti bolognese a makeover with plenty of veg and whole wheat spaghetti
Serves 2  / 
Prep 10 mins  / 
Cook 40 mins


½ tsp Coop olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 Coop British carrot, grated
75g pack Coop button mushrooms, finely chopped
½ red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
250g Coop beef mince
400g can Coop Honest Value chopped tomatoes
2 tsp tomato purée
Small piece lemon rind
Pinch chilli flakes
150g Coop Honest Value spaghetti
2 tbsp Coop Parmigiano Reggiano, grated (optional)


1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan

2. Add the onion and garlic, cover, and cook gently for 5 mins, stirring occasionally, until soft

3. Add the carrot, mushroom and red pepper, cover and cook for a further 5 mins, stirring once, to soften

4. Add the beef to the pan and break up with a wooden spoon

5. Cook, stirring regularly, for 5 mins, or until browned

6. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, lemon rind and chilli flakes

7. Season and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 mins, until the sauce has thickened

8. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to the pack instructions

9. Drain the spaghetti and serve with the sauce, sprinkled with the cheese, if using


Have you tried a vegetarian or vegan spaghetti bolognaise? Simply replace the beef mince with our Gro Tender Mince or by adding your plenty of your favourite vegetables.