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A ripper recipe straight from the Vegemite team of culinary geniuses!

Serves: 4 Cost: $ Time: 1 hr 20 mins



  1. Step 1
    In a large frypan, saute off the onion in olive oil until soft.

  1. Step 2
    Add in the garlic and the smokey bacon OR bacon alternative and saute until the fat starts to render.

  1. Step 3
    Add in the rosemary, beef mince OR mushrooms and cooked lentils, and cook until browned.

  1. Step 4
    Add in the balsamic vinegar, VEGEMITE, blitzed sun-dried tomatoes and canned tomatoes. Simmer for 1 hour until the sauce is rich and delicious.

  1. Step 5
    Season at this point (the sauce may not need much seasoning due to the saltiness of the bacon and VEGEMITE).

  1. Step 6
    Serve with al dente spaghetti and a generous sprinkle of freshly grated Parmesan OR nutritional yeast and black pepper.

Cooking Tips

Optional: 6 rashers free-range, smoked-streaky bacon, chopped OR Vegan Bacon alternative