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Beef Bolognese with noodles

Pasta Bolognese

Bolognese is a rich and flavorful pasta dish that’s made with a signature ground meat sauce. The kicker? It’s quick and easy-to-make and the leftovers reheat incredibly.
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword bolognese, bolognese recipe, pasta bolognese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 138kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 6 celery sticks chopped
  • 1 medium carrot shredded
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 25 oz marinara sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan


  • Cook ground beef in a preheated deep skillet. As it cooks, break it apart into small pieces. 
    Ground beef frying on a pan
  • Add onion, carrots and celery to the mix. Cook until the veggies are softened. 
    Beef and veggies in a pan
  • Add marinara, pressed garlic and season it with salt and pepper. Allow the sauce to simmer for 15 minutes on medium-low heat. 
    Beef, veggies and sauce in a pan
  • Add in parmesan cheese and remove from the heat. 
    Beef Bolognese in a pan with parmesan cheese
  • Serve with your favorite pasta.
    Beef Bolognese with noodles


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 896mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1725IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 2mg