Courgetti Bolognese (can be made with Spaghetti too)

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Courgetti Bolognese

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 60 mins
Yields: 4


  • 100g carrot, cut into small 0.5cm cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 400g minced beef
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 400ml low salt beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 courgettes, spiralized using the β€˜noodle’ setting or 300g spaghetti pasta
  • Black pepper, to season


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, cover the cubes of carrot with water and microwave for 5 minutes - drain and reserve
  2. In a large frying pan, heat the oil over a medium heat and fry the mince until browned - drain any excess fat and then reserve the mince
  3. In the same frying pan, fry the onion for 6 minutes, then add the garlic and carrots - cook for a further 2 minutes
  4. Return the mince to the pan and add the tomatoes, stock, Worcestershire sauce and a good grind of black pepper β€” allow to simmer for 45 minutes
  5. Once the mince has simmered for 45 minutes, turn the heat off and simply fry the courgetti over a medium heat for 5 minutes
  6. Serve once cooled.

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