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Spaghetti Bolognese

  Butter/Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Carrots 4 , finely chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , finely chopped
  Lean ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon peel strip 1
  Bay leaf 1
  Tomato sauce 6 Tablespoon
  Beef stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Grated nutmeg To Taste
  Spaghetti 1 Pound
  Parmesan cheese 4 Tablespoon, grated

1. In a large casserole or skillet, melt the butter over a medium high flame.
2. Add salt pork and vegetables to the butter and sauté until pork browns and vegetables are limp.
3. Add beef and break lumps with spoon. Sauté beef along with the vegetables and pork until it has browned
4. Add remaining ingredients except the spaghetti and cheese and stir well until well blended
5. Cover casserole or skillet with its lid and allow the meat mixture to simmer very for
6. 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until meat is cooked and flavors have been absorbed.
7. With slotted spoon, remove and discard lemon peel and bay leaf
8. Uncover the pan and continue to simmer for another 30 minutes until mixture has reduced to a thick rich sauce.
9. When 15 to 20 minutes of cooking time is left, boil spaghetti in boiling salted water until cooked al-dente or tender-firm.
10. Drain it in a colander and then pile into warmed deep dish plates.

11. Dollop the spaghetti with butter before ladling the Bolognese sauce over it.
12. Grate Parmesan cheese over each serving and serving piping hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 950 Calories from Fat 405

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g70%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.3 mg33.1%

Sodium 1080.3 mg45%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.4%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 39 g78.5%

Vitamin A 216.2% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 29% Iron 35.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe