- STEP 1
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan.
- STEP 2
Add the finely chopped onion and the pressed garlic. Cook until onions are translucent and keep stirring.
- STEP 3
Add the carrot and celery (chopped) and cook together and mix.
- STEP 4
Add the bay leaf is using.
- STEP 5
Add the beef and grind together with the mix.
- STEP 6
Add all the tomato ingredients and the salt and pepper and mix well.
- STEP 7
Add the sugar, oregano, Italian herb seasoning, red wine, cayenne pepper, paprika and the Tabasco. Mix well. Cover with lid and cook for 30 minutes on medium-high heat.
- STEP 8
Chop the basil and add to the saucepan. Cover with lid and cook for 25 more minutes and mix occasionally.
- STEP 9
Finish it off in the oven for 25 minutes.
- STEP 10
Now cook some spaghetti (cooked for 2 minutes less than the packet says) in boiling water with 1/4tsp salt and a drop of olive oil. Strain the spaghetti. Toss with the Bolognese in the saucepan. Serve on a plate. Eat and enjoy!