Spaghetti Alla Bolognese Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

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Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic savory meat sauce over sweet spaghetti noodles.


Spaghetti Alla Bolognese Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

Ease of Preparation: Intermediate Recipe

Dish Description:
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:
This recipe should taste savory and sweet.
The weight of this recipe is medium but can be balanced with vinegar or lemon juice.
The texture of this recipe is soft and noodley.
This recipe is good for people with low to moderate treatment side effects.
This recipe gives an emotional response of a hearty Italian meal.
This recipe is best categorized as classic Italian.

Food Ingredients:
2 lbs. thick spaghetti noodles
one batch marinara, follow recipe on this website
1 lb. Italian sausage, ground

Flavor Balancers:
kosher salt

Recipe Directions:
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.


Cooking for Chemo focuses on teaching you how to make your food taste good again during cancer and chemotherapy treatments. The flavor and cooking techniques contained within our easy to make recipes will help improve your quality of life as you go through cancer and chemotherapy treatments. Our cooking and flavor techniques can be integrated with any diet regimine. All of our recipes can be made with organic ingredients if you choose. Our holistic approach to cooking will help you not only be able to eat but to also enjoy the taste of your food again during and after cancer and chemotherapy treatments. We have many healthy recipes, crockpot recipes, chicken recipes, dinner recipes, shrimp recipes, pasta recipes, soup recipes, vegan recipes, salad recipes, vegetarian recipes, breakfast recipes, and even a great chili recipe. Talk with your oncologist and dietitian to come up with a quality nutrition plan. This site is not to be taken as or used instead of professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor, oncologist, and dietitian before starting any new diet.

This recipe is taken from Cooking for Chemo …and After! By Chef Ryan Callahan -The Cancer Chef. For more cooking for chemotherapy recipes like this, you can pick up a copy on Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Have specific questions? Email us at cookingforchemo@gmail.com

About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a classically trained chef with fifteen years of culinary experience. 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.