Spaghetti Alla Bolognese Recipe

Spaghetti Alla Bolognese Recipe

Very simply translated: spaghetti in the style of the Bolognese. The Bolognese are famous for their meat sauce. And it is fabulous over spaghetti. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is savory and sweet. Weight is medium but can be balanced with vinegar or lemon juice. Texture is soft and noodley. Good for people with low to moderate treatment side effects. Best categorized as classic Italian.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bolognese, italian, pasta, recipes, spaghetti, spaghetti alla bolognese
Servings: 6 people
Author: Chef Ryan Callahan
Cost: $15


  • Spaghetti pot
  • Colander
  • cooking utensils
  • Saute Pan


Food Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. thick spaghetti noodles
  • one batch marinara follow recipe on this website
  • 1 lb. Italian sausage ground

Flavor Balancers:

  • kosher salt


  • Brown the sausage in a pan. Drain the grease. Stir in the marinara sauce. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes on a low heat. Allow all flavors to work together.
  • Boil noodles in water that tastes as salty as the ocean. Serve with parmesan. Enjoy.

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About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a 2x Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winning Chef. He is also the author of "Cooking for Chemo ...and After!" Chef Ryan acted as his mother's primary caregiver while she herself went through chemotherapy treatments. He has dedicated his life to helping cancer fighters navigate the difficulty that eating related side-effect present to the cancer fighter.