Spaghetti Bolognese

By June 6, 2023Recipes

Deliciously Simple: Homemade Bolognese Sauce with Barilla Spaghetti – A Taste of Italy in Every Bite!

Prep Time: 15 Minutes  |  Cook Time: 10  Minutes


  • 225 grams Barilla spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 500 grams ground beef mince
  • 1 can (400 grams) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for serving)
  • Fresh basil leaves, chopped (optional, for garnish)


  1. Cook the Barilla spaghetti according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, carrot, and celery. Sauté for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are softened.
  3. Add the ground beef to the skillet and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned and cooked through.
  4. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Reduce the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  6. Serve the cooked spaghetti on plates or bowls and top with the bolognese sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese (if desired) and garnish with fresh basil leaves.