"Duck In A Bowtie" Pasta

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Lori McLain

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@lmclain

Ground duck adds a richness to this simple bolognese, but is still lower in fat...delicious twist...and the ducky wears bowtie pasta for fun !

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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 c
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic,peeled and chopped
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 1 medium
    carrot,peeled and chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground duck
  • 1 can(s)
    (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    flat-leaf italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lb
    dry bowtie pasta
  • 1/2 c
    freshly grated parmesean or pecorino romano cheese

How to Make "Duck In A Bowtie" Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet heat the olive oil. When oil is very hot, add the onion and garlic and saute over medium heat until the onions become very soft, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the celery and carrot and saute for 5 minutes. Raise heat to high and add the ground duck.
  3. Saute, stirring frequently and breaking up any large lumps and cook about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, parsley and basil and cook over medium low heat until the sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper. This will take approximately 1/2 hour.
  5. While sauce cooks down, prepare bowtie pasta according to package directions. Drain well.
  6. To serve, divide pasta on serving plates and top with bolognese. Sprinkle with parmesan or pecorino cheese if desired.

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About "Duck In A Bowtie" Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta, Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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