10 Things To Do With Bolognese Sauce

10 Things To Do With Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese sauce is one of the most versatile recipes. It’s family friendly, not expensive to make and is so darn tasty. I cook a batch of Bolognese sauce about once a fortnight and make one of many dishes with it. I usually double or triple the quantity that I make and I freeze the extra sauce in batches to use another time. This particular Bolognese sauce recipe is loaded with vegetables that the kids can’t see so it is a good meal for picky eaters

10 Things To Do With Bolognese Sauce


1. Spaghetti Bolognese

Nothing beats a bowl of good old fashioned “Spag Bol”. Cook your bolognese sauce in advance or take a pre-cooked batch from the freezer and reheat it while your pasta is on the boil. Serve it with loads of parmesan cheese.


2. Toasted Sandwiches

Use up leftover bolognese sauce in a toasted/grilled sandwich with some grated cheese for a fast weekend lunch or dinner.


3. Cottage Pie

Make Cottage Pie by filling a baking dish to halfway with bolognese sauce then top with creamy mashed potato. Bake for around 35-40 minutes or until golden and piping hot.


4. Lasagne

Use a batch of bolognese sauce to make a delicious Lasagne, one of our family’s favorite meals.


5. Baked Potatoes

Bake some potatoes for around 1 hour, scoop out some of the cooked potato flesh and fill with hot bolognese sauce. Top with cheese and serve with a side salad.


6. Chili con Carne

Add some cayenne pepper, sweet chili sauce and a can of drained red kidney beans to a batch of bolognese sauce for a quick Chili con Carne. Delicious served with rice.


7. Family Pie

Place the bolognese sauce in a pie dish, add a layer of grated cheese then top with puff pastry. Brush the pastry with egg yolk, cut a couple of small slits in the pasty then bake until golden and hot.


8. Tortilla Bake

Use a batch of bolognese sauce to make a layered Tortilla Bake. Serve with salad for a tasty and complete meal.


9. Tacos

Top some hot tacos with the bolognese sauce then add sweet chili sauce, tomato salsa, lettuce and cheese.


10. Cheesy Filled Rolls

Pull out the soft insides of some crusty rolls, leaving the shell intact. Fill with hot bolognese sauce and cheese, then bake in the oven for around 15 minutes or until the bread is crispy and the cheese is golden and melted.

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