Packed with Veg Spaghetti Bolognese by Sarah Williams, mum of four


Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 1 hour

Serves 4



Olive oil

1 x onion finely chopped

3 x cloves of garlic crushed

Large handful of fresh rosemary finely chopped

3 x rashers of streaky bacon or pancetta sliced 1 cm pieces

1 x carrot finely chopped

1 x celery stick finely chopped

500g mince meat

125 ml red wine – optional

2 x tins of chopped tomatoes

1 x tablespoon of dried oregano

1 x tablespoon of worcestershire sauce


Add the olive oil, onion, garlic, rosemary, bacon, carrot and celery to a large saucepan on medium heat, cook until onions soften. Add the mince meat and use a spoon to break up the meat and cook until the meat browns. Add the red wine and leave it to simmer for 5 minutes allowing it to reduce. Add the tinned tomatoes, oregano and worcestershire sauce. Stir until well mixed together, leave to simmer, stirring regularly for approx 45 mins to allow the flavours to marinate. Serve with cooked spaghetti.

Sarah is a mum of four and the co-founder of Your Own Life Organised –  lifestyle products including daily planners, mindfulness journals and a 4 in 1 Organiser in eye-catching designs to help busy people with busy lives.

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