Italian Bolognese

Italian Bolognese Recipe

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Gina Lamannis

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@MissMarie5

While being home, I am experimenting with my cooking. I found this recipe and tweeked it a bit! My family LOVES it. It tastes like there is cheese in it but there isn't. Very filling!

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 oz
    pancetta (i used turkey bacon) finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    small diced onion
  • 3/4 c
    small diced carrots
  • 3/4 c
    small diced celery
  • 3/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 5 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 3/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef stock
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1 lb
    fettuccine pasta
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Italian Bolognese

Step-by-Step

  1. in a Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium high heat and cook turkey bacon until it is crisp. Add onion, carrot, celery and black pepper and a tsp salt and cook until the vegetables are lightly carmelized.
  2. Increase the heat and stir in ground beef. Cook, stirring and breaking meat up into small pieces until it is well browned. Add tomato paste and cook , stirring about 2 minutes. Stir in wine and garlic cook until wine is nearly evaporated.
  3. Add the beef stock and reduce the heat to low. Cook, partially covered, until the liquid is mostly completely evaporated, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add 1/2 cup half and half and continue cooking about 40 minutes, addingthe remaining half and half little by little as sauce reduces. The sauce should be very thick and rich. Season with remaining 1/2 tsp salt and additional pepper to taste.
    Serve the sauce tossed with well drained cooked pasta and garnish with grated cheese.

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About Italian Bolognese

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian




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