Spaghetti Bolognese

1116 calories     £3.61     20 minutes

When your a student healthy and filling meals are crucial to survival (I’ve been watching a lot of the Walking Dead recently so survival is at the forefront of my mind lately). So this spaghetti dish was definite winner, I wanted to as usual put my own twist on it which is why I added some chilli flakes to spice it up. Serves 2

All you need is

250g mince

160g spaghetti

1 tin tomatoes

1/2 white onion

1 tps chill flakes

1 tps chopped garlic

1 tps mixed herbs

1 tbsp tomato puree

1 cupful Jack Daniels

50g frozen vegetables

To make it just

Boil a pan of water ready for the spaghetti and in a separate pan brown off the Mince meat with a little oil.

Add the chopped white onion to the Mince meat and once the water is boiling add the spaghetti to it and leave to cook stirring occasionally.

Once the meat is browned add the tinned tomatoes to the pan and stir to mix then add the chilli flakes, garlic, mixed herbs, tomato paste and Jack Daniels.

Stir well and then add the vegetables and leave to cook.

Once the pasta is done place it all in a bowl and top with grated cheese if you wish!

The reviews are in 

This is a great example of a simple and homely meal. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or hosting friends, this dinner is sure to fill you up and make you happy.

If you want this to be fuller then add more vegetables, they are a cheap way to bulk out any meal and make it taste great.

Where to buy

ASDA Tesco Sainsbury’s
Mince meat £2.00 £2.50 £1.65
Spaghetti £0.55 £1.00 £0.85
Tin tomatoes £2.74 £2.85 £3.70
White onion £0.22 £0.16 £0.75
Chilli flakes £0.70 £0.85 £1.00
Garlic £0.70 £0.70 £1.00
Mixed herbs £0.35 £0.70 £1.35
Tomato puree £0.79 £0.40 £0.55
Jack Daniels £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
Frozen vegetables £0.77 £0.89 £0.80
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