Slow Cooked Spaghetti Bolognese

The ultimate mince dinner, this slow cooked spaghetti bolognese is perfect for a midweek meal.  Simply load into your crock pot the night before and chill overnight, before switching on in the morning as you walk out the door.  Come home to a slow cooked Italian meal the family will love!


2 tsp vegetable oil
400 g beef mince
1  tsp  mineral salt
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
2 tbsp cold pressed olive oil
1 small onion, finely diced
1 carrot, finely diced
1 stick celery, finely diced
1 tbsp of fresh oregano leaves, chopped
2 cloves garlic
1x400g can organic chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp brown sugar

300g dried spaghetti
75g parmesan, grated
  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and brown the mince in batches, sprinkling with salt and pepper as you go.  Remove and set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in the same frying pan and gently saute the onion, carrot, celery, oregano and garlic for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes to the pan with the mince, balsamic and brown sugar. Add to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours.
  4. Serve with spaghetti and cheese.
Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 6 hours
Serves: 4-6

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