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The Original Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

This is the original Spaghetti Bolognese recipe as they make it in Italy.      
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 servings


  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 carrot cut to pieces
  • 1 chopped celery stalk
  • 50 g minced pork
  • 450 g ground beef
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 400 g canned tomatoes
  • 250 g spaghetti


  • Sauté the onion and the garlic in a pan for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the carrot, the celery and the pork and cook for 5 minutes until the vegetables soften.
  • At this point add the minced beef and cook until the meat turns brown in color.
  • Add the wine, tomato paste and tomatoes, and season.
  • Bring everything to a boil and after the first boil stir and cook over low heat for 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • Serve on top of the cooked spaghetti.