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Rice Spaghetti with Bean Sauce Bolognese

Serves: 4 people

Prep time: 20 min

Cooking time: 20 min


1 red onion

1 large carrot

2 celery stalks

5 garlic cloves

1 x 400ml can of mixed beans (or any beans you have)

1 x 400ml can of chopped tomatoes

1tbsp tomato paste

1tsp cumin

1tsp ground coriander

1tsp paprika


2tbsp olive oil (for frying)

500g pasta

Fresh coriander or parsley (optional)


  1. Chop the onion, the garlic, the celery, grate the carrot and add the vegetables to a hot pan with the olive oil. Fry for 7-10 min until the vegetables are soft.
  2. Add the spices to the mix and stir well.
  3. Add drained and washed beans and a can of chopped tomatoes.
  4. Stir through the tomato paste, add some salt and cook on a low heat for 20-30 min.
  5. When the sauce is almost ready stir through some fresh coriander.
  6. While the bean sauce is cooking, boil water for the pasta. Add salt and cook the pasta as per instructions on the package.
  7. Serve with the chopped fresh herbs, such as coriander, parsley or dill.

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