Spoon it over jacket spuds – or try these tasty ways to use up the rest of that deliciously rich bolognese sauce

Image: Things you never knew you could make with leftover bolognese

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Thought the only option for leftover bolognese was another round with spaghetti? Think again – we've found a load of other tasty options to try instead.


Cottage pie with cheesy onion mash

Pesto bolognese pasta shells

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Top the tomatoey sauce with mashed spuds or sweet potatoes, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and bake for this crisp take on a classic.


Minestrone soup

Add a little extra liquid and leftover pasta shapes or chopped up spaghetti for a meaty take on a classic minestrone.


Keema curry

Add fragrant spice to ladles of bolognese sauce for a quick version of this super-tasty (and deceptively healthy) keema curry.


Italian cottage pie

Fry up smoky pancetta, add it to leftover bol and top with cheesy gnocchi for an Italian twist on cottage pie.


Ultimate chilli con carne

Chilli con carne recipe

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Spice things up to transform bolognese into an authentic chilli.


Creamy courgette and beef lasagne

All the oozy, cheesy deliciousness of a classic lasagne with a fresh twist in the form of elegant ribbons of courgette.


Pesto bolognese pasta shells

You only need to add some frozen peppers and a few spoonfuls of pesto to make this beautifully simple bake.


Beef, courgette and potato bake

Leftover bolognese will work wonderfully in this subtly spiced bake.


Courgetti bolognese

Courgette curls or ready-made courgetti gives bolognese leftovers a fresh, healthy twist.