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Spaghetti Bolognese

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  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Beef stock/Chicken stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter, 1 1/4 Cups)
  Lean minced turkey/Extra lean minced beef 1 Pound (450 Gram, Extra Lean)
  Canned chopped tomatoes 28 Ounce (2 Cans, 400 Gram / 14 Ounce Each)
  Dried basil 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Dried oregano 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Tomato puree 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Button mushrooms 1 Pound, quartered and sliced (450 Gram)
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
  Spaghetti 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste

1. Put the chopped onion and garlic into a non-stick saucepan with half of the stock. Bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes until the onion is tender and the stock has reduced completely.
2. Add the turkey or beef and cook for 5 minutes, breaking up the meat with a fork. Add the tomatoes, herbs and tomato puree, bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 1 hour.
3. Meanwhile, cook the mushrooms in a non-stick saucepan with the wine for 5 minutes or until the wine has evaporated. Add the mushrooms to the meat with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water for 8-12 minutes until tender. Drain thoroughly. Serve topped with the meat sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 709 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.3%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.7 mg30.2%

Sodium 607 mg25.3%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.8%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 47 g94.6%

Vitamin A 33.4% Vitamin C 45.6%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 49.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe