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spaghetti with lamb bolognese

a recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Delicious sauce with tender Lamb.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spaghetti with lamb bolognese

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 md
    onion chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground lamb
  • 1/4 c
    dry red wine
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    each dried basil and dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 oz
  • fresh parsley and parmesan cheese

How To Make spaghetti with lamb bolognese

  • 1
    In a large skillet add the olive oil. Add the onions and a pinch of salt. Cook about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the lamb and cook until the lamb is no longer pink. Season the lamb while cooking with a little salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Add the wine and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and add the tomatoes, tomato paste, lemon juice, basil, oregano, sugar and bay leaf. Simmer gently for about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    After the sauce has simmered about 10 minutes. Place a pot of salted water on the stove and bring to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Add 1/2 cup of pasta water to sauce and stir. With tongs pull the spaghetti out of the water and toss into the sauce. Once most of the spaghetti is in the sauce drain the remaining and add to the pan. Cook the spaghetti about 5 more minutes in the sauce
  • 5
    Taste and adjust for salt and pepper. Serve garnished with parsley and Parmesan cheese.

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