Chilli Beef Bolognese Recipe

Chilli Beef Bolognese


  • 1 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 (150g)
    onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp
    dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp
    thyme leaves
  • 500g
    lean beef mince
  • 1/4 cup (60ml)
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 cup (250ml)
    beef stock
  • 2 cans (400g)
    crushed tomatoes
  • 500g
  • finely grated parmesan and basil leaves, to serve

How to Cook

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add onion, garlic, chilli and thyme; cook for 3 minutes or until softened. Add mince, season with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes or until browned. Add balsamic vinegar, tomato paste, stock and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for 7–8 minutes or until al dente. Drain, divide between plates and top with the Bolognese, parmesan and basil leaves to serve.