Baked Spaghetti Bolognese



Baked Spaghetti Bolognese 


This recipe serves about 5-6 people.

Ingredients:
Chicken Mince/finely chopped : 1 breast piece
Spaghetti : 1 packet
Onion : 1
Garlic : 3-4 cloves
Carrot : 1
Tomato puree : 1 1/2 cup
Tomato ketchup : 4-5 tbsp
Salt : to taste
Red chili flakes : to taste ( i used i heaped tbsp :D )
White pepper : 1/2 tsp
Black pepper : 1/2 tsp
Chinese salt : 1 tsp
Oregano : 1 tsp
Thyme : 1 tsp
Sugar : 2 tbsp
Cheddar cheese
Mozzarella 

Method :

Finely dice Onions, Carrots and Garlic. Keep aside.

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan, Add onions. Cook for a minutes...

...than add carrots. Cook for 5 minutes more.

Add garlic. Cook till fragrant, a minute more.

...Than add chicken mince. Cook for a minute. Dont worry if it starts sticking to the pan, just keep stirring. Deglaze the pan with a tbsp of vinegar. 

Add salt, red chili flakes, white pepper, black pepper, chinese salt...Mix.

...add tomato puree and tomato ketchup. Cook for a minute.

Add sugar and oregano...

...and 1 1/2 to 2 cup of water. Let cook on medium flame for about 40-45 minutes. The more it cooks, the more delicious it gets.

When thick add thyme. (it can be skipped if you dont have it on hand, but it does give a gorgeous aroma)

Take off heat when it's thick and delicious. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Leave to cool.

Cook Spaghetti according to package instructions.

Drizzle with a little bit of oil...

...I used extra virgin olive oil.

Toss to coat.

Grease a deep oven proof dish.

Add in the Spaghetti

..some grated mozzarella  

...the sauce..

...top it off with some grated cheddar, sprinkle of black pepper and oregano.

Bake in a preheated oven at 200 C for 20 minutes.

Enjoy!!!


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