Spaghetti in a tasty meat sauce

The classic Italian dish, given a modern upgrade with lamb, yoghurt and cinnamon for a milder, more enriching flavour.

  • 50 min
Spaghetti in a tasty meat sauce


  • 300 g spaghetti
  • 500 g ground lamb
  • 200 ml tomato puree
  • 120 g onion
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 2 tbsp ghee butter
  • 1 tsp powdered cumin
  • ½ tsp powdered cinnamon
  • 400 g yogurt
  • 2 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta all-purpose seasoning
  • ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp each of chopped parsley and coriander


  1. Cook and drain your spaghetti and mix in the butter until melted.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pan and fry thinly sliced of onion, followed by your meat, cumin, cinnamon, add Vegeta and a little pepper.
  3. Add tomato puree and sauté about 15 minutes, adding a little water where needed.
  4. Grease a baking pan. Add spaghetti, pour in yogurt, sprinkle with parsley and garlic, distribute over your fried meat mix and bake at 190°C for about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove, sprinkle with coriander and serve.

Chef's tip: Lycopene that gives tomatoes their lovely red colour is also a strong antioxidant that helps to prevent disease and fight aging.