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From Good Food.

Serves: 4 Cost: $ Time: 1 hr



  1. Step 1
    Heat a little oil in a large frying pan.

  1. Step 2
    Add the onion, garlic, carrot, celery, bacon and some sea salt and cook for 15 minutes over medium head, stirring occassionally. The vegetables should caramelize, but not burn.

  1. Step 3
    Add the mince beef and pork and a little extra sea salt and cook for 5 minutes, stirring to colour the mince well.

  1. Step 4
    Add the red wine and bring to the boil, then simmer until reduced by half.

  1. Step 5
    Add the tomato and simmer for about 30 minutes.

  1. Step 6
    Add the chopped thyme; taste and check the seasoning.

  1. Step 7
    Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a saucepan of well salted boiling water, until al dente, then drain.

  1. Step 8
    Divide the pasta among four bowls, add the sauce, some freshly grated Parmesan and pepper and serve.

Cooking Tips

Even better served on toast the next day!