Low-fat Spaghetti Bolognese

(by courtesy of Department of Dietetics, Queen Mary Hospital)


Ingredients (1serving, 200kcal)

Spaghetti  120g

Ground beef  50g

Onion (chopped)  1/2pc

Tomato puree  3/4can

Canned soy beans  3tbsps

Olive oil  1tbsp

Mixed herbs  1tsp

Water  1/4cup



Sugar  1tsp

Salt  1/4tsp

Black pepper 1pinch



  1. Boil the water and cook the spaghetti to al dente.
  2. Drain the spaghetti. Mix with 1/2tbsp of oil and herbs and set aside on a plate.
  3. Heat the wok with another 1/2tbsp of oil, saute onion and ground beef, then add the tomato puree and water, season and cook until rich.
  4. Pour the tomato sauce onto the spaghetti.


Nutrition Tips

Ground beef is high in fat and thereby substituting partial ground beef with soy beans can help reduce fat intake significantly and prolong satiety.