Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms

Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms

Who doesn’t love spaghetti?   This recipe for Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms is a 30 days of cans twist on the recipe.  This version is shelf stable, simple to prepare, and delicious, too.  I love to add mushrooms to spaghetti sauce.  They seem to make simple canned, or jarred, sauce into something special.   We eat spaghetti often in my household, and this recipe is one of our favorites for a busy weeknight.  Spaghetti Bolognese with MushroomsIf you can’t find, or don’t want to use, the shelf stable pouch of ground beef, you can substitute 1/2 to 1 pound of fresh ground beef.  You will just have to cook the beef, then drain the excess fat before adding onion and garlic and proceeding with the rest of the recipe as written.  However you choose to make it, we know you’ll love this recipe.Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms

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Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms
Recipe type: Dinner Entree
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Serves: 6
A simple and delicious version of spaghetti Cook's note: This recipe calls for a pouch of precooked shelf stable ground beef. If you can't find this ingredient, or don't want to buy it, use ½ to 1 pound of regular ground beef. This beef will need to be cooked and then drained of excess fat before adding the onion and garlic and proceeding with the recipe. Total Cost of Recipe = $9.51 or less than $1.56 per serving.
  • 1 (16 ounce) package spaghetti ($0.98)
  • 1 (10.6 ounce) foil pouch of shelf stable ground beef ($4.88)
  • ½ medium onion, diced ($0.11)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced ($0.03)
  • 24 ounce can spaghetti sauce ($0.88)
  • 1 (7 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained ($0.89)
  • Parmesan cheese for topping (optional) ($1.74)
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. While water heats on stove, heat ground beef in a pan with onion and garlic.
  3. Saute until onions are translucent.
  4. Add spaghetti sauce and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 - 10 minutes
  5. Add sliced mushrooms to sauce and stir well to incorporate.
  6. Bring to boil again.
  7. Serve sauce over drained spaghetti noodles
  8. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese (optional) before serving.

 Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms--A simple meat sauce with added mushrooms. A simple and delicious dinner

Nutrition information includes 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese on top of each serving of spaghetti.

Nutrition Grade:  A

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9.3g
Saturated Fat 3.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 107mg
Sodium 578mg
Total Carbohydrates 59.3g
Dietary Fiber 3.5g
Sugars 11.0g
Protein 28.9g
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 10%
Iron 76%




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