Spaghetti bolognese recipes

Find your new favourite spaghetti bolognese recipe here, with six delicious versions to choose from.

Comforting and brilliantly easy – spaghetti bolognese is a familiar dish to many of us. Keep it super-traditional, or include a clever little twist if you’re cooking for kids or want to make it veggie. We cover all the bases with these six incredible ways to make spaghetti bolognese.

JAMIE’S CLASSIC

Classic spaghetti bolognese recipe

Jamie’s go-to method for bolognese uses a winning combination of streaky bacon and minced beef. It’s a total favourite, so tasty, and super-easy to knock together.

BEST FOR KIDS

Family spaghetti bolognese recipe

This is a great reliable version if you’re new to the bolognese fun. With controlled salt and fat, it’s a brilliant dish for kids – and easy enough for them to help you make it too!

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THE VEGGIE VERSION

Jamie’s veggie bolognese ragù is as rich and full of flavour as a meaty version. Made with porcini mushrooms and plump lentils, it’s packed with protein and contains three of your five-a-day.

GENNARO’S BOLOGNESE

Starting with finely diced carrots, onion and celery, Gennaro adds an equal mix of minced pork and beef before simmering with a glug of red wine and tomato purée. So good!

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LOW AND SLOW

Slow cooked bolognese recipe

This is a next-level bolognese that is well worth the time! The tender slow-cooked rabbit is perfectly matched with porcini mushroom, sweet garlic, beer and tomatoes. Beautiful.

RAW VEGAN ‘BOLOGNESE’

Vegan spaghetti bolognese recipe

Quite unlike your typical bolognese, this recipe has a lovely rich tomato sauce and you get a satisfying crunch from the walnuts. Ground cauliflower also makes a fun substitute for the standard scattering of Parmesan.

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