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Rigatoni With Wild Mushroom Ragu

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Spanish onion 1 Medium, peeled and finely chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), peeled and finely chopped
  Carrot 1 Large, scrubbed and finely chopped
  Celery rib 1 , finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Portabellas 3⁄4 Pound, stems peeled and diced, caps wiped clean and sliced
  Dried porcini 1 Ounce, soaked in 2/3 cup boiling-hot water for 30 minutes and drained (Reserving The Liquid)
  Marsala 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mushroom soaking liquid 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or As Required)
  Canned crushed tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), snipped
  Pepper To Taste
  Rigatoni/Any other tubular pasta 1 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon (Or As Desired)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil.
2) To the boiling water, add the pasta.
3) When the pasta is cooked, drain it well.

MAKING
4) In a Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
5) In the hot oil, add the onion, and saute it until tender.
6) Then, add the garlic, and saute for a while.
7) Gradually add the carrot, celery, and a pinch of salt.
8) Cover the oven, and steam-saute the vegetables, stirring often, till they start turning soft.
9) To this, add the portabellas, and saute, stirring often, until the mushrooms are soft.
10) To the oven, stir in the porcini, and cook for 1 minute.
11) Next, add the wine and the reserved mushroom soaking liquid.
12) Simmer this mixture for 3 minutes.
13) Then, add the tomatoes, and bring to a boil.
14) Reduce the heat and cover the pot. Simmer, stirring often, for 1 1/2 hours.
15) Remove the lid during the last 15 minutes of cooking.
16) Then, stir in the basil, and season with salt and pepper.

FINALIZING
17) Transfer the cooked pasta evenly into 4 bowls.
18) Pour the sauce over the pasta.

SERVING
19) Sprinkle each serving with grated cheese and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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