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Chuck's Bolognese

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 57 min
  • serves 6
94 Ratings
Chuck's Bolognese

Chuck’s hearty Bolognese sauce with spaghetti - a perfect dinner any day of the week!

Chuck Hughes Courtesy of:
Chuck Hughes Chuck's Day Off

Main, Pasta, Italian, Dinner


Directions for: Chuck's Bolognese

Ingredients

Bolognese

¼ cup of olive oil (60 ml)

2 onions, diced

2 carrots, diced

5 clove of garlic, minced

2 sprig of thyme, chopped

1 tsp chili flakes (5 ml)

2 cup veal stock (500 ml)

1 lb. medium fat ground beef (450 g)

½ lb. ground veal (225 g)

½ lb. ground pork (225 g)

1 ½ cup of milk (375 ml)

1 ½ cup tomato paste (375 ml)

1 pkg of good quality spaghetti (450 g)

½ cup butter, cut into cubes (125 ml)

¼ cup chives, finely chopped (60 ml)

¼ cup basil, finely chopped (60 ml)

Salt, pepper

Garnish

½ cup grated Pecorino cheese (125 ml)

Directions

Bolognese

1. Heat oil in a large pan and sauté the onions and carrots until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, thyme and chili flakes. Sautéfor 2 more minutes. Add 1/2 cup (125 ml) of veal stock into the vegetable mixture.

2. Slowly add ground beef, veal and pork, stirring and adding more veal stock when necessary to keep the meat moist. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 10 minutes.

3. Add milk and stir. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes or until half of the liquid has evaporated. Add tomato paste,remaining veal stock and continue cooking until desired thickness. Adjust seasoning.

4. Cook pasta in salted boiling water, about 8 minutes. Drain and mix with butter then add the sauce, chive and basil. Mix well.

Garnish

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