Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese

My children's favourite dinner each week has to be low carb spaghetti Bolognese with zoodles. it is the easiest recipe to make for a beginner and one of the easiest recipes to serve to a family who are just starting out on their low-carb journey.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 5
Total Carbs: 13g
Fibre: 4g
Author: Libby Jenkinson



  • In a large saucepan. gently fry the onion and garlic in oil until softened but not over cooked.
  • Add the mince/ground beef and continue to fry stirring continuously to break up the mince/ground beef. Fry until all the meat is cooked and browned.
  • Add the herbs, seasoning and tomatoes.
  • Stir then simmer for 15 minutes whilst you make the zoodles.
  • Serve in a bowl with zoodles and grated cheese or parmesan sprinkled on top.


Nutrition values calculated using 80% lean meat. Personally I don't like the extra lean variety, nor the fattiest cut. I choose a mid range with a nice blend of meat and fat.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 17g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g