Easy lamb bolognese

Prep 10 min
Total 45 min
Serves 4



225 g
1 tbsp
medium onion, chopped
2 cloves
garlic, minced
450 g
3 tbsp
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
hot pepper flakes, (optional)
fresh rosemary, chopped
1 796-ml can
plum tomatoes
grated parmesan, (optional)


  • COOK pasta following package directions, about 12 min. Reserve cup pasta water, then drain pasta.
  • HEAT a pot over medium- high. Add oil, then onion and garlic. Cook until softened, 2 to 3 min. Crumble in lamb. Cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned, 4 to 5 min.
  • STIR in tomato paste, salt, pepper flakes and rosemary and cook 1 min. Add tomatoes and their juice, breaking tomatoes into bite-sized chunks. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is slightly thickened, 10 to 12 min.
  • ADD pasta and reserved pasta water, if mixture looks dry. Stir to combine. Divide among bowls. Sprinkle with parmesan.

Kitchen tip: You can substitute lamb with ground beef.


Calories 556, Protein 31 g, Carbohydrates 60 g, Fat 21 g, Fibre 5 g, Sodium 922 mg.
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