Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

vegetarian spaghetti bolognese

This week why not switch up a family favourite, like spaghetti bolognese, with a delicous meat free mince? This tasty meal won't disappoint. 

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4 people


Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and cook the onion and diced carrot for 5 minutes, add the garlic and cook for a further minute.

Add the mince, stock, tomatoes, ketchup and Tabasco or chilli sauce, season to taste.

Bring to the boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir through the basil and the cooked pasta.

Transfer to four heatproof dishes, sprinkle over the cheese and serve immediately.

Serve with garlic bread and a crisp green salad.


175g dried spaghetti
1tbsp vegetable oil
1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into small dice
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
300g vegetarian mince
150ml vegetable stock
400g chopped tomatoes
1tbsp tomato ketchup
dash of Tabasco sauce or chilli sauce
freshly ground black pepper
2tbsp basil leaves, torn
80g mozzarella cheese, grated

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