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  • Serves:6
  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:35 mins

Spaghetti Bolognese

+1 Edgell Lentils

Spaghetti bolognese is a firm favourite in many families. In this version, you’ve got all the makings of this well loved dish, plus a whole lot of hidden goodness! The added brown lentils blend in perfectly, helping to bulk out the bolognese sauce and turn this dish into the new family favourite.

Original recipe by Leggo's | 2.7.14


+1 1 Can (400g) Edgell Brown Lentils

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 250g jar Leggo's Tomato Paste
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs


In a large saucepan heat oil, add onion and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, add beef mince and cook until browned. Stir in Leggo’s Tomato Paste, tomatoes, stock, bay leaf and mixed herbs.


Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.

Serve over cooked spaghetti.


Bolognese sauce can also be frozen in single serve containers for easy use.

Let's face it, We could all do with more vegies in our meals.

That’s why we started the Edgell +1 Project. We wanted to show just how easy it is to add one extra vegetable to your meals. We scour the web each month to find some of Australia’s favourite recipes, then head to the kitchen to show you how easy it is to add extra vegetables to your meals.