Special Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Madam Kopi Oh

Special Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Madam Kopi Oh

Prep time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: Almost 2 hours

Will comfortably serve 4-6 persons.

This classic Italian recipe is very simple and easy to execute. With its spicy chili paste and meat shreds, you will definitely love this authentic Italian classic pasta recipe.


  • 1 table spoon of Sinolin fine grade cooking oil.
  • 4 pieces of bacon meat, thinly sliced.
  • 2 medium sized onions, diced.
  • 2 carrots – chopped and diced.
  • 2 celeries, finely chopped.
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped.
  • 500 grams of beef, chopped well.

Ingredients for the Bolognese sauce:

  • 2 x 400g can of plum tomatoes
  • Basil leaves, ¾ finely chopped and the rest left intact for decoration
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp purée tomatoes
  • 1 beef broth cube
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • Some cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

To serve with:

  • 75g of parmesan cheese, grated, plus extra to serve
  • 400g spaghetti
  • Dry bread as a side (optional)

Cooking Methods:

  1. Place a large pot on medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of Sinolin cooking oil. Add bacon and fry for 10 minutes until it becomes golden and crunchy and gives out a nice, strong aroma.
  2. Bring the heat down and add some onions, carrots, celery, garlic and rosemary, and stir-fry for 10 minutes. Stir fry them until they become soft.
  3. Increase the heat to medium-high, add the minced meat and cook while stirring for 3-4 minutes until the meat is turning brown.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, chopped basil, oregano, bay leaves, tomato purée, beef broth cube, chillies, and cherry tomatoes. Stir with a wooden spoon, while crushing the plum tomatoes.
  5. Bring to a boil, simmer and cover with a pan cover. Cook for 1 hour 15 minutes stirring occasionally, until you have a sauce that is rich in aroma and has a nice thick texture. Add Parmesan, check the seasoning and while stirring.
  6. Drain spaghetti and mix into the delicious Bolognese sauce. Serve with grated Parmesan, basil leaves and dry bread.

And there you have it! A delicious, classic Italian pasta ready to be served to your loved ones.

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