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Skip the Italian restaurant and make this simple Spaghetti bolognaise recipe at home. Topped with oregano and parmesan for a gourmet touch, it’s guaranteed to be a dinnertime hit.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time45 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Spaghetti bolognaise


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 4 pancetta slices, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 500g Coles Australian 4 Star Lean Beef Mince
  • ½ cup (125ml) dry red wine
  • 2 x 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 2 tbs finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 375g spaghetti
  • Oregano leaves, extra, to serve
  • Finely grated parmesan, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrot, celery, pancetta and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. Add the mince and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 5 mins or until the mince changes colour and is cooked through.
  2. Step 2

    Add the wine and cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until wine reduces slightly. Add the tomato and tomato paste. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 mins or until sauce thickens slightly. Add the oregano.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the spaghetti among serving bowls. Top with the bolognaise sauce and extra oregano. Sprinkle with the parmesan to serve.