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Spaghetti Bolognaise Bake

Servings 4


  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 large carrot finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 14 oz 400g ground beef
  • 1 x 14.5oz 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ tablespoons tomato paste
  • Cup beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/3 of a 16oz 450g packet of dried spaghetti pasta
  • 5 oz 140g sour cream
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 ½ cups grated cheese


  • Heat oven to 390 (200C). Cook spaghetti pasta as per instructions, refresh in cold water and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan heat the olive oil and cook the onions, carrot and garlic until soft. Add mince and cook until brown.
  • Add tomato paste, canned tomatoes, sugar and stock. Cook over a medium heat for 10 – 15 minutes until reduced by about a third. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add cooked spaghetti to meat sauce and stir. Pour mix into a 11” x 7” ovenproof dish or simular. Mix sour cream and parsley together in a bowl and spread over the top. Sprinkle grated cheese over top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.