Healthy spaghetti bolognese

Healthy spaghetti bolognese

Made with Sugo basil

An Italian classic created Mutti-style with finely chopped tomatoes harvested at perfect ripeness and packed within hours. This family staple has the traditional flavours of real fresh onion and fresh Italian basil leaves which are added by hand. A splash of extra virgin olive oil rounds out these classic flavours. Enjoy as simple sauce or add your signature ingredients to make it your own!

cooking sketch 40 min (COOK TIME: 35 min / PREP TIME: 5 min)

cooking sketch Medium

4 people


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 400 g lean minced beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 red capsicum, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup coarsely grated zucchini
  • 1 cup coarsely grated carrot
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  • ground black pepper
  • 1.5 x 400g jar Mutti Sugo Semplice Basil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, plus whole leaves to serve
  • 350 g spaghetti
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Healthy spaghetti bolognese: Method

  1. 1. Heat oil in a large deep-sided frying pan over a medium/ high heat. Add beef, garlic, capsicum, zucchini and carrot and cook, stirring until beef is brown.
  2. 2. Add dried herbs, pepper and sugo. Simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in basil.
  3. 3. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on pack. Divide between 4 bowls and top with Bolognese sauce and basil leaves.
  4. Tip: Minced chicken or minced turkey can replace minced beef.

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