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Bolognese sauce with savoury mince

Ground Beef Recipes: Easy Bolognese Sauce

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Braised
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Here is how to make budget-friendly, delicious Bolognese sauce using pre-cooked savoury beef mince.



1 tablespoon olive oil
1 larger portion of savoury beef (about 2.5 cups)
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
1 teaspoon mixed Italian herbs
500 grams (2 cups or so) of tomato puree sauce/tomato passata
1/2 tsp salt


Heat a heavy saucepan or pan over medium-high heat and add a splash of olive oil.

Add the pre-made beef and once heated, pour in the red wine. Stir for a few seconds and add the chilli flakes, herbs, salt and tomato passata. Stir and cook for about 10 minutes. Serve with pasta, zucchini noodles etc.


The nutrition below is for Bolognese sauce only!


  • Serving Size: 1.25 cups of sauce with meat
  • Calories: 358
  • Sugar: 6.4 g
  • Sodium: 1038.4 mg
  • Fat: 19.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.8 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 28.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.8 mg

Keywords: Bolognese, Pasta Sauce, Ground Beef Sauce, Beef Pasta Sauce

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