Chicken Bolognese

This chicken bolognese is a great twist to one of my kids favourite dishes, spaghetti bolognese.

Chicken Bolognese

Filled with some delicious vegetables, onion, celery, mushrooms, you could also add carrots and capsicum too!

Chicken Bolognese


Chicken Bolognese

Chicken Bolognese

  • Author: Katrina Springer
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins


  • 300g spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 stalk celery, leaves trimmed, chopped
  • 4 mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 500g chicken breast mince
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • Parmesan cheese, grated, to serve


  1. Cook pasta following packet directions.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion, carrot, celery, mushroom and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until softened.
  4. Add mince, cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until browned.
  5. Stir through tomato paste and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add tomatoes, soy sauce and bay leaf. Stir and bring to the boil.
  7. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve over spaghetti with a sprinkle of grated parmesan cheese.

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I originally found this recipe in the Better Homes & Gardens February 2011 magazine.


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Di Nolan May 26, 2013 - 10:44 AM

I always use turkey mince for Spag Bol in our house while my daughter is still young. Is milder, sweeter flavour is more appealing than the traditional beef or pork/veal to her.


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