Tips on spaghetti and mince recipes

Spagehetti is one of the easiest meal to cook, and it’s light. The food is common across different continents and it’s yummy, as far as the chef gets the cooking right.

Spaghetti is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Like other pasta, spaghetti is made of milled wheat and water and sometimes enriched with vitamins and minerals.

Are you tired of eating your Spaghetti following a particular recipe? The you can read below for more delicious recipes:

Italian spaghetti bolognese recipe 

Prep time: 45 minutes | Servings: 6 | Number of ingredients: 11

Ingredients

1 onion
3 tablespoons of mixed herbs
1 tablespoon black pepper
2 tablespoons of salt
1 red pepper
1 large egg
3 cans of tomato sauce
2 packets of spaghetti
1300 grams of minced chicken
1 bunch of basil leaves
Parmesan cheese

How to prepare

  • Start off this spaghetti Bolognese recipe by placing your minced chicken in a bowl and adding all the herbs and seasonings. Mix all of them together, ensuring they are spread evenly.
  • Chop the onion and red pepper and add it to the mixture.
  • Beat the egg and add it to the mix as well.
  • Take small scoops of the mixture and form balls.
  • Heat a pan with a little bit of oil and fry the chicken balls until they’re golden brown.
  • Add the sauce to the pan once your meatballs are already cooked.
  • Allow the sauce and meatballs to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • As the sauce is cooking, you need to prepare your spaghetti.
  • Boil water, add a pinch of salt and add in the spaghetti. Cook until soft.
  • Once your spaghetti is ready, you can opt to add it to the sauce and mix it up or serve the spaghetti first, and then top it off with your chicken meatballs.
  • Finish off this spaghetti bolognaise resep with basil and parmesan cheese garnish.

Tasty spaghetti bolognese

Prep time: 30 minutes | Servings: 6 | Number of ingredients: 11

Ingredients

500 grams mince beef

100 grams diced pancetta (bacon from pork belly meat; optional)

500 grams of tomato puree

250 grams of mushrooms

250 grams of carrots

1 red pepper

300 grams of spaghetti

1 tablespoon of paprika

1 cube beef stock

1 tablespoon oregano

Pinch of salt and pepper

How to prepare

  • Prep all your ingredients.
  • You will need a knife, chopping board, frying pan, saucepan and a kettle for boiling water.
  • Dice the carrots and chop the mushrooms and peppers.
  • Heat a little bit of oil in a pan and fry the mince, pancetta, and carrots together until they turn brown.
  • Add the chopped peppers and mushrooms to the pan and continue to fry for another 3 minutes.
  • Boil water in the kettle, and once hot, pour it into the saucepan.
  • Add a pinch of salt and then add the spaghetti.
  • Boil for at least 10 minutes, or until the spaghetti is cooked.
  • Dissolve the stock cube in boiling water.
  • Add the passata and the stock mixture to the pan with the minced meat.
  • Add oregano and paprika while stirring occasionally.
  • Cover the pan and allow the sauce to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • If it becomes too thick, you can add a little bit of water to the mixture and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Drain the water from the spaghetti.
  • Serve on a plate, add the sauce on top. This traditional spaghetti bolognese recipe can be served with a little bit of grated cheese on top for extra flavor.

Spaghetti and meat sauce 

Prep time: 25 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes | Servings: 6 |Number of ingredients: 8

Ingredients

350 grams of uncooked spaghetti

2 tablespoons of pure canola oil (or any other vegetable oil of your choice)

1 cup onion (chopped)

4 cloves of minced garlic

500 grams of ground beef (preferably lean meat)

1 can of pre-made pasta sauce

Grated cheese (optional)

1 teaspoon of salt

Calories

437 calories

How to prepare

  • Cook the spaghetti as indicated on the package. Alternatively, boil the spaghetti in a pot of hot water until soft, with a pinch of salt.
  • As the spaghetti is cooking, heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions and fry till tender or golden brown.
  • Add in the garlic and fry for a further two minutes.
  • Add the beef and fry until the meat turns brown and is crumbling.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Once the meat is cooked, add pasta sauce to the pan and stir.
  • Allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the spaghetti and add the meat sauce over it.
  • You can add the grated cheese over it, although it is an option.
  • Serve while hot.

Spaghetti and spicy meatballs with bacon and tomato sauce 

Prep time: 40 minutes | Servings: 4 | Number of ingredients: 21

Ingredients

1 packet of spaghetti

500 grams minced beef

1 egg 1 cup of breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon of mixed herbs

1 teaspoon of ground cumin seeds

1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning

Salt and pepper to taste

For sauce:

400 grams chopped tomatoes

400 ml tomato 2 carrots, diced

1 medium-sized onion, finely diced

2 stalks celery, finely diced

2 slices of rasher bacon, diced

4 cloves of minced garlic

1 cube of beef stock

1 teaspoon of paprika

1 tablespoon of mixed herbs

3 tablespoons of red wine

Salt and pepper to taste

How to prepare:

  • Mix the meat, breadcrumbs, spices, herbs, and eggs in a bowl.
  • Scoop out small scoops of the mixture and shape into small balls.
  • Fry the balls in a little bit of oil.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • In a separate pan, fry the onions, celery, bacon, garlic and the rest of the veggies till all the ingredients are soft.
  • Once the veggies are soft, add the wine and allow the mixture to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. In a pot, add the spaghetti to boiling water.
  • Boil for 10 minutes until soft.
  • Add tomato, soup, herbs, bacon, spices, and stock and bring to a boil.
  • Allow the sauce to simmer for 5 minutes and let it thicken.
  • Serve the spaghetti in a bowl, and then add the meatballs and sauce.
  • Grate cheese on top if you’d like.
  • Sprinkle some salt and pepper to taste and enjoy this flavor-rich dish.

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