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Spaghetti Bolognese – Sierra Leone Style Recipe


2 tbsp olive oil
2 onions peeled and finely chopped
1 (bell) pepper deseeded and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
500g (17oz) lean mince meat
1 maggi or other stock cube
2 X 400g (14oz) tinned chopped tomatoes
2-3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Ground black pepper
4 thyme sprigs
Pinch of sugar (optional)
Scotch bonnet chilli to taste (optional)


1. Heat the oil in a pot and add in the onions, pepper and garlic and a few tbsp of water and saute for about 5 mins until soft.

2. Add in the meat and break apart any lumps and let it cook for 2 mins until it starts to brown.

3. Add in all the other ingredients and mix well.

4. Bring mixture to the boil and reduce and simmer for up to 45 mins until the mixture is rich and thick.

5. Adjust seasoning and remove from the stove and let settle whilst you cook your spaghetti.

6. Serve bolognese heaped over spaghetti with tons of parmesan or other cheese and chopped herbs.

Source: Recipes From A Pantry
Spaghetti Bolognese – Sierra Leone Style Recipe Spaghetti Bolognese – Sierra Leone Style Recipe Reviewed by Niña on 9:50 PM Rating: 5

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