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Beefy Spaghetti Bolognese

Prep: 25 minutes | Serves 2


  • 1 package of Alpha Foods Beefy Crumble
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ cup carrots
  • ½ cup celery
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can tomato passata
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes 
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth or to desired consistency
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp Italian seasonings
  • 1 tsp raw cane sugar to taste
  • salt, pepper
  • 1 lb spaghetti or gluten-free pasta
  • fresh basil
  • plant-based cheese (optional)


  1. Peel onion, garlic, carrots and celery and cut into thin cubes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick pan or skillet and cook the beef crumble until crisp and golden brown.
  3. Add the onions, carrots and celery and cook until the onions are translucent. Then add the garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds.
  4. Next, add the vegetable broth, tomato paste and tomatoes and stir to combine. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, Italian herbs and sugar to taste and simmer for 15-20 minutes over medium heat until the sauce is well-thickened. (Add more vegetable broth, if needed).
  5. In the meantime, cook the spaghetti in salted water until 'al dente'. Then drain.
  6. Serve the spaghetti topped with Bolognese sauce and garnish as desired with fresh basil and plant-based cheese. Enjoy!