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Spaghetti a-la-Eileen!

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Serves 6

Traditional Italian bolognaise sauce recipe to serve with spaghetti

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  • 1lb/450g lean minced beef
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 stick celery (or celery salt)
  • 1 red pepper finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper finely chopped
  • 14oz/400g tinned tomatoes
  • 1 tin tomato soup
  • 1/4 lb mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3tbsp white wine/cinzano
  • 3/4 tsp mild paprika
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper
  • 2oz butter


    1. Brown mince
    2. In separate pot, fry onion and garlic with 2oz butter
    3. Add peppers sliced and chopped & fry for 3 minutes
    4. Add mushrooms and other ingredients, cook for 5 minutes
    5. Pour into pot with mince and simmer for 2.5 - 3 hours

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