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Fettuccine with Bolognese Sauce - Recipe

You’ll be hard pressed to find anything tastier than a big serving of fettuccine tossed with a generous portion of this classic Italian sauce.
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Fettuccine with Bolognese Sauce Recipe
  • In sauté pan, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms, bacon, onion, garlic, celery and carrot.
  • Sauté for approximately 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Place all of this in a food process and pulse until well pureéd.
  • In the same sauté pan, place one tablespoon of oil, add the bay leaves and herbs.
  • Cook on low until fragrant (2-3 minutes.
  • Then add the pureéd vegetables back into the pan with the herbs and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  • While that is simmering, brown the ground beef and ground pork in a skillet until no longer pink. Drain.
  • Add the browned ground beef into the skillet with the pureéd vegetables.
  • Add the milk and simmer on medium low until the liquid is evaporated, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Pour in the crushed tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, the reduce the heat and cover. Simmer for 2-2 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is thick.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Toss the sauce with the cooked pasta in a large serving bowl or platter.
  • Serve with shredded cheese, basil and a dollop of ricotta or sour cream.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Container: large sauté pan, skillet, pasta pot, food processor
Servings: 8
-4 ounces mushrooms - Baby Bella's, sliced
-2 slices bacon - chopped
-1 onion - medium sized, chopped
-2 stalks celery - chopped
-2 carrots - peeled and diced
-2 teaspoons garlic - chopped
-3 tablespoons olive oil
-2 bay leaves
-2 sprigs rosemary - stemmed and chopped
-1 tablespoon basil - dried
-1 teaspoon thyme - dried
-1 pound ground beef
-1 pound ground pork
-2 cups milk
-28 ounces Italian seasoned tomatoes - crushed
-2 cups red wine
- salt and pepper to taste
-1 pound fettuccine
- parmesan cheese - fresh grated for garnish
- basil - for garnish
- ricotta cheese or sour cream for garnish