Pork mince bolognese will change your life. Really. It’s more moist and rich than it’s beefy cousin and will make you believe you’re truly Nigella in the kitchen because it’s easy and everyone will be licking their bowls clean.


500g McIvor pork mince

3tbs oil

1 brown onion, diced

4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

2 cans diced tomatoes

3 bay leaves

1 cup red wine

salt & pepper to taste

1.5 cups beef stock

500g spaghetti handful parsley, roughly chopped

parmesan cheese to serve


In a large pot, over a medium heat add oil and onion. Once soft, add in the garlic and cook until golden. Remove from heat and add the pork. Once browned, add in cooked onion, garlic, diced tomatoes, bay leaves, red wine, beef stock and salt and pepper. Slowly simmer for 45-60 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Bring a large pot of water to the boil, throw in a generous pinch of salt and add the pasta. Once the pasta is el dente, remove from the heat, drain and mix through the pasta sauce. Serve with parmesan cheese and parsley.

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