Low Syn Rich Spaghetti Bolognese | Slimming World




Yield 4 servings

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

*suitable for freezing



  1. Spray a frying pan over a medium high heat with cooking oil spray.
  2. Add the bacon cook for approx 5 mins until golden.
  3. Add the ground beef, onion, garlic, carrot, celery and some of the fresh herbs, and cook until browned breaking up any large lumps of meat with the back of the spoon.
  4. Add the stock, wine, passata, tomato paste and mushrooms and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer on a low heat covered for approx 50 mins, if liquid reduces down too much (you can add a little more stock/passata)
  6. When the meat mixture is almost ready, add the pasta to a large saucepan of boiling hot water and cook to al dente.
  7. Drain the water and add meat mixture to the spaghetti and mix thoroughly.Divide among 4 plates and top with some fresh chopped basil or parsley.
  8. If you have a HEa spare you can top with some parmesan cheese.


Want to turn this into chilli con carne for the next day? If you are only using half the recipe for spaghetti bolognese, then the next day add some red and green pepper with 2 jalapeno peppers to the mixture, along with some cumin, paprika and 1 tin of kidney beans and a little more passata or chopped tomatoes and you have a quick chilli con carne.

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Courses Main

Cuisine Italian

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving with spaghetti

Amount Per Serving

Calories 518

% Daily Value

Total Fat 5.7 g


Saturated Fat 1.8 g


Cholesterol 58 mg


Sodium 584 mg


Total Carbohydrates 73.7 g


Dietary Fiber 5.5 g


Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 37.9 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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