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Easy Keto Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

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When you start a diet, you worry about not being able to eat comfort foods like spaghetti.  With a few small adjustments, you can enjoy a delicious spaghetti sauce and ground beef recipe, even on a Keto diet!

This Easy Keto Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe is delicious alone or over zucchini noodles. Check out this easy ground beef recipes list!

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With 33 grams of protein and 5 net carbs per serving, this delicious dinner is certainly not an authentic bolognese sauce, but it is still sure to fill you up and keep you full for a while – and it is Keto friendly, so that is a big plus.

I love making easy simple recipes with simple ingredients!

What is Bolognaise?

According to Wikipedia:

Bolognese sauce is a meat-based sauce originating from Bologna, Italy, hence the name. In Italian cuisine, it is customarily used to dress tagliatelle al ragù and to prepare lasagne alla bolognese.

In other words, it is tomato based spaghetti sauce with a fancy name. 🙂

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Diced Tomatoes

Italian Seasoning


Bay Leaves

Red Cooking Wine

Worcestershire Sauce

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Easy Keto Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for.

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Must Have Resources:

When making Keto bolognese at home, you really need to have the following Amazon affiliate tools on hand.

Measuring Spoons and Cups – I love this set!  The spoons fit nicely into spice containers.

Deep Sided-Pan – I’ve told you before that I am all about Farberware, but a true southern woman has at least one good cast iron skillet!  For this recipe, you need to use a cast iron skillet for sure!

If you want to eat this over zucchini noodles, you want a spiralizer.  It is also great over spaghetti squash – like spaghetti squash? Try one of these Spaghetti Squash Recipes!

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Best Keto Recipes: 

Once you have had a few delicious keto recipes, you will realize that Keto is a diet that is pretty easy to stick with!

These delicious Keto desserts will keep your sweet tooth happy, for sure.

You can still have a yummy breakfast with this Low carb oatmeal!

I bet you can’t guess what the noodles in this Pad Thai are made from….

Try this Low Carb Vegetarian Chili Recipe!

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More Ground Beef Recipes:

This “famous” Kelli’s Spaghetti Recipe is a simple go-to for dinner!

Start this easy Crockpot Pizza recipe in the morning and have a hot meal by evening!

Serve this hearty Girl Scout Stew on cold nights!

This simple Taco Bake Recipe is a fun twist on Taco Tuesday!

keto spaghetti bolognese

Easy Keto Spaghetti Bolognaise Recipe

Yield: 6 - 8 Servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

With 33 grams of protein per serving, this delicious dinner is sure to fill you up and keep you full for a while. Served with a low-carb noodle substitute, this is the perfect Keto friendly dinner.


  • 2 lb. Ground beef
  • 1 Carrot peeled and diced
  • 1 Stalk of celery diced
  • 1 Small onion diced
  • 2 (14.5 oz) Cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp. Basil
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • ½ c. Red cooking wine
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • ½ c. Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat on the stove.
  2. When the oil is hot, add in the onion, celery and carrot. Stir often, and cook until the vegetables are a crisp tender.
  3. Add in the ground beef, and brown completely. Pour off any excess grease.
  4. Mix in ½ cup of red cooking wine, and cook down until it is almost completely absorbed.
  5. Stir in 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, ½ teaspoon of basil, 2 bay leaves, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine the ingredients well.
  6. Toss in 3 cloves of garlic, and cook for an additional minute.
  7. Add in 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce. 
  8. Reduce the heat to low, and mix in 2 cans of diced tomatoes. Simmer the sauce on low for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove the bay leaves, and serve the sauce garnished with Parmesan cheese on your favorite low-carb noodle substitute. 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 361Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 106mgSodium: 318mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 33g

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Miz Helen

Monday 11th of March 2019

Your Keto Spaghetti Bolognese looks delicious and thanks so much for sharing them with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back soon! Miz Helen

WT Abernathy

Wednesday 6th of March 2019

Nothing brings a smile to my face than a hearty bowl of bolognese- in fact, my wife and I are planning on having some for lunch this very afternoon. Your recipe was right on target:) Cheers for the sake on the weds blog hop!

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