Bone Broth Bolognese

Recipe Info

  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Servings: 6
A delicious, hearty spaghetti bolognese recipe featuring beef bone broth, for an extra hit of deep, savoury flavour.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 rashers smokey bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 stick celery, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 x 400g tinned tomatoes or pasatta
  • 2 generous handfuls of basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 500ml Take Stock Beef Bone Broth
  • 125ml red wine
  • 400g spaghetti
  • 50g parmesan, grated


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the bacon and fry until crisp
  3. Reduce heat and add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic cloves. Fry for 10 mins until soft.
  4. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the beef mince, cooking for 5-6 mins until browned.
  5. Add the tinned tomatoes, the roughly torn basil, oregano, bay leaf, tomato purée, Take Stock Beef Bone Broth and red wine.
  6. Bring to the boil and simmer for around 1 hour, stirring so the bottom does not catch.
  7. Cook the spaghetti in a pan of boiling water, along with a generous pinch of salt.
  8. Drain the spaghetti and reserve some of the pasta water.
  9. Combine the pasta and your bolognese sauce, adding a little pasta water if needed to loosen the sauce mixture.
  10. Serve with parmesan and any remaining basil leaves.

Recipe Info

  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Servings: 6