Slow Cooker Easy Peasy Bolognese

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About as easy as a slow cooker Bolognese gets, for those days where you have no time for faff!

Serves 4
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time about 6 hours on medium

For those days where you just can't be bothered with the faff - this is the Bolognese recipe for you! No browning of meat or other messing about - just chop everything up and throw it in the slow cooker.


  • 400g beef mince
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 pepper of your choice, chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 8 mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 an onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 stock cube (any is fine)
  • Salt and pepper to season


  1. Add all the vegetables and spices to the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle over the flour, give everything a good stir to ensure an even coating. Add the tomato paste.
  2. Add the meat, taking care to break up the chunks.
  3. Add the tin of chopped tomatoes, and stir well to ensure everything is well mixed.
  4. Cook for 6 hours on medium (more or less time for different heat settings), then check the seasoning.
  5. Serve with your favourite pasta and a good crusty garlic bread!

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