Dinner Idea: spaghetti bolognese Bolognese Recipe: Heat up 1/4 cup olive oil in pan. Add 1 carrot cut in chunks, 1 onion, and 2 cloves minced garlic. Cook for 10 minutes. Add 1 pound of ground beef and cook for another 10 minutes, or until brown. Add 1 26oz can of crushed tomatoes, 1/4 cup chopped parsley, 1/4 cup sliced basil leaves. Reduce on medium heat for 25 minutes until sauce thickens. Top of with 1/4 cup shredded pecorino Romano.