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Quick Bolognese Recipe

Looking for an easy Quick Bolognese recipe? Learn how to make Quick Bolognese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bizz319

Makes 6 servings



Typically a sauce that needs to cook low and slow, here is a weeknight version ready in about 40 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients for Quick Bolognese

1 ounce mushroom
1/2 small carrot , peeled and chopped into rough 1/2-inch pieces (about 1/4 cup)
3 ounces pancetta , cut into 1-inch pieces
28 ounce tomatoes, with juice
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
3/4 pound ground pork
3/4 pound ground beef
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 pinch table salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Quick Bolognese

  1. Pulse carrot and mushroom in food processor until broken down into rough 1/4-inch pieces, about 10 one-second pulses. Transfer vegetables to small bowl.

  2. Process pancetta until pieces are no larger than 1/4 inch, 30 to 35 seconds, scraping down bowl if necessary; transfer to small bowl.

  3. Pulse tomatoes with juice until chopped fine, 6 to 8 one-second pulses.

  4. Heat butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; when foaming subsides, add pancetta and cook, stirring frequently, until well browned, about 2 minutes. Add carrot and porcini; cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are softened but not browned, about 4 minutes.

  5. Add garlic and sugar; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add ground meats, breaking meat into 1-inch pieces with wooden spoon, about 1 minute.

  6. Add milk and stir to break meat into 1/2-inch bits; bring to simmer, reduce heat to medium, and continue to simmer, stirring to break up meat into small pieces, until most liquid has evaporated and meat begins to sizzle, 18 to 20 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and cook until combined, about 1 minute.

  7. Add tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper; bring to simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium and simmer until liquid is reduced and sauce is thickened but still moist, 12 to 15 minutes.

  8. Serve over pasta of choice.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 339.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.6g
26%
Saturated Fat
7.0g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
484mg
20%
Potassium
1034mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
10.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
40.9g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 10% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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