Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients

Bolognese:

1 kg chopped tomatoes
350 grams beef mince
2 onions, chopped
60 grams tomato paste
2 1/2 teaspoons honey
2 3/4 cloves fresh garlic
3/4 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoons hot chili paste
3/4 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons dried oregano
3/4 teaspoons ground black pepper
80 mls olive oil
80 mls red wine

Spaghetti:

800 grams butter
1 1/4 tablespoons butter
3/4 teaspoons salt
2.5 litres water
1 1/4 tablespoons olive oil

Method

1. Pour olive oil into saucepan, heat and fry onions. Add mince and cook until brown.

2. Add wine, spices, tomatoes, garlic, chilli, honey and tomato concentrate. Stir and start simmering for at least 45 minutes, up to 2 hours.

3. For spaghetti, bring water to a boil before adding olive oil, salt and spaghetti.

4. Cook for between 9 and 12 minutes until al dente, before straining with a colander. Rinse spaghetti in colander with cold water.

5. Put saucepan back on heat and add butter. Once butter is melted, put spaghetti back into saucepan and heat up.

6. Serve spaghetti and bolognese with grated parmesan.

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