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Simply Perfect Meat-Free Spag Bol

Simply Perfect Meat-Free Spag Bol

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Prep Time

25 min



This veggie spag bol is slurp-ready to eat in 30 minutes. Rustle up a rich meat-free mince sauce, top with a good sprinkle of cheddar and fresh basil and you’re good to go.

Prep Time

25 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 brown onion
2 garlic cloves
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml) †
40g cheddar cheese †
1 tsp dried oregano
basil 3.18
5g basil
dried basil
1 tsp dried basil
1 carrot
tomato frito
1 can of tomato frito (200g)
190g quick cook spaghetti
190g spaghetti †
1 Henderson's Relish sachet (15ml)
Kallo vegetable stock cube
1 Kallo vegetable stock cube †
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
Meat free mince (200g)
200g Meatless Farm mince †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 40g cheddar cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 5g basil
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 can of tomato frito (200g)
  • Spaghetti (190g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 Henderson's Relish (15ml)
  • Kallo vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
  • 200g Meatless Farm mince<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 749 kJ
178 kcal
3261 kJ
776 kcal
of which saturates
5.6 g
2.2 g
24.2 g
9.6 g
of which sugars
21.4 g
4.8 g
93.2 g
20.9 g
Fibre 2.9 g 12.6 g
Protein 9.5 g 41.2 g
Salt 1.02 g 4.45 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
1 garlic clove
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
water, soya bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
40g cheddar cheese
pasteurised cows milk, cream, salt, vegetarian rennet, lactic acid culture
1 tsp dried oregano
dried oregano
5g basil
basil (100%)
1 tsp dried basil
100% basil
1 carrot
1 can of tomato frito (200g)
tomato, olive oil, sugar, salt and thickener: modified corn starch
Spaghetti (190g)
durum wheat semolina (gluten), water
1 Henderson's Relish (15ml)
water, spirit vinegar, sugar, colour: caramel, sugar syrup, salt, tamarinds, acetic acid: acid, cayenne pepper, cloves, sweetener: saccharin, garlic oil
Kallo vegetable stock cube
sea salt, potato starch, sustainable palm oil, sugar, vegetables (6.8%) (CELERY, onion, carrot, parsnip, tomato), sunflower oil, yeast extract, caramelised sugar, herbs and spices (lovage, turmeric, parsley, black pepper)
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
200g Meatless Farm mince
Water, soya protein concentrate, soya protein isolate, rapeseed oil, pea protein, shea oil, coconut oil, chicory root fibre, thickener: methyl cellulose, caramelised carrot concentrate, carrot fibre, rice protein, vegetable and fruit extracts (beetroot, radish, tomato), yeast extracts, flavouring, carrot concentrate, emulsifier: soya lecithin, antioxidant: ascorbic acid, salt, vitamins and minerals (niacin, zinc, iron, B6, B2 (riboflavin), B1 (thiamin), B12)
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, soya, milk, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)

Boil a kettle

Peel and finely chop the brown onion[s]

Top, tail, peel and finely chop the carrot[s]


Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat

Once hot, add the chopped onion and carrot with a pinch of salt and cook for 3-4 min or until beginning to soften


Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic


Once the onion and carrot are beginning to soften, add the meat-free mince to the pan and increase the heat to high

Cook for 3-4 min further or until beginning to brown all over, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as you go


While the meat-free mince is cooking, add the spaghetti to a pot of boiled water with a large pinch of salt and bring to the boil over a high heat

Cook the spaghetti for 8-10 min or until cooked with a slight bite then drain and return to the pot until serving

Meanwhile, dissolve the Kallo vegetable stock cube[s]Henderson's Relish and soy sauce in 200ml [400ml] boiled water


Add the chopped garlic, tomato paste, vegetable stocktomato fritodried basil and dried oregano to the pan

Season with a grind of black pepper, bring to the boil over a high heat and cook for 3-4 min further or until thickened – this is your meat-free bolognese


Chop the basil finely, including the stalks

Grate the cheddar cheese


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Serve the meat-free bolognese over the spaghetti

Top with the grated cheese and chopped basil and enjoy!

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