Easy Recipeasy-Spaghetti Bolognese

When you start living on your own no one tells you to eat your veggies because they too are eating rice for the third meal today. When you get tired of preparing the only two meals you know how to make, then it is time to learn new easy recipes.

Spaghetti Bolognese

Easy on-a-budget student meal. It will take you no more than 20 minutes to make spaghetti bolognese and amaze your flatmates with your cooking skills.

You can make this recipe for as little as €1,80- per person.


for 3 hungry students

1 package of spaghetti pasta (500 grams)
1/2 small packaging of ground meat
1 small onion
1/4 cup of oil
2 garlic cloves
1 big spoon of tomato paste (not tomato sauce)
1/2 cup water
a pinch of salt
a pinch of oregano (not mandatory)


1) prepare pasta by cooking it in boiling water with a bit of oil, when it is done, drain it and cover it with a bit of oil so it doesn't stick together while you're making a sauce
2) finely chop an onion
3) add oil to the pan and heat it on medium heat
4) add the chopped onion to the oil, salt it and stir until the onion loses color
5) add ground meat to the oil and onion and mix it for 10 minutes until the meat is evenly cooked
6) mix the tomato paste with warm water and add it to the ground meat mix
7) add finely chopped garlic and oregano

We used the groceries bought at Jumbo and the total price for a meal for three people was around €5,4-. If you want to plan the grocery shopping at Jumbo, you can always check their website beforehand and see the current prices.

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