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

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

Via: Sainsbury's

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

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Pesto bolognese pasta shells

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Laura Edwards

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

 

Minestrone soup

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

 

Keema curry

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

 

Italian cottage pie

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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

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Chilli con carne recipe

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Jonathan Gregson

Spice things up to transform bolognese into an authentic chilli.

 

Creamy courgette and beef lasagne

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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

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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

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Leftover bolognese will work wonderfully in this subtly spiced bake.

 

Courgetti bolognese

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