• 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 celery stick, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 225g minced beef
  • 200g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • A spaghetti serving


  • STEP 1
    Pre-heat the slow cooker on high.
  • STEP 2
    Heat the oil in a large frying pan, and fry the onion, carrot, celery and garlic until transparent.
  • STEP 3
    Add the meat and fry, stirring well, until it is browned and well broken up.
  • STEP 4
    Stir in the tomatoes, bay leaf and oregano and season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  • STEP 5
    Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  • STEP 6
    When almost ready to serve, bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the spaghetti. Drain well.
  • STEP 7
    Remove the bay leaf from the bolognese sauce, and serve with the spaghetti.

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