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Cucina Rustica: Spaghetti Bolognaise

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Category: Beef, Italian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Carrot, finely diced
  • 1 Celery stalk, finely diced
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 c White wine
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1 1/4 ts Salt
  • 3/4 ts Pepper
  • pn Nutmeg
  • 28 oz Canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 12 oz Spaghetti
  • Parmesan, freshly grated
  • Fresh parsley, chopped


In large heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium-low heat; cook onion, garlic,
carrot and celery, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until softened.

Add beef; cook, stirring to break up, for about 10 minutes or just until no
longer pink, being careful not to brown. Drain off fat.

Pour in wine; increase heat to medium-high and cook, stirring occasionally,
until wine has evaporated. Add milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg; cook,
stirring, until milk has evaporated.

Add tomatoes, tomato paste and bay leaf; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low
and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 hours or until thickened. Discard
bay leaf.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti for 8-10
minutes or until tender but firm; drain well.

In warmed serving bowl, toss spaghetti with half of the sauce. Top with
remaining sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley to taste.

Nutritional info not provided in article.

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