The shape of spaghetti makes it the perfect pasta partner for a butter or oil-based sauce. Our top tip is to upgrade to bronze die cut spaghetti. This premium pasta is made using a technique that gives it a rough surface that better absorbs sauces, providing maximum flavour in every bite. Heat a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add a tablespoon of olive oil and once hot add the beef mince and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook the mince until well browned over a medium-high heat ... Our best ever spaghetti bolognese is super easy and a true Italian classic with a meaty, chilli sauce. This recipe comes courtesy of BBC Good Food user Andrew Balmer 2 hrs 15 mins Method. Bring 4.5 litres/8 pints water to the boil in a large saucepan with 8 teaspoons of salt. Add the spaghetti and cook for 9 minutes, or until al dente.