Speedy bolognese

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

4

Speedy bolognese

Speedy spaghetti bolognese. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

Make tonight pasta night with a mouthwatering bolognese recipe. Uncork a bottle of red for the table, sit down and dig in.


Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 carrots , finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 500 g extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 156-mL can tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 450 g linguine pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  • HEAT olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high. Add carrots and garlic. Cook until carrots begin to soften, 3 to 5 min. Crumble in ground beef. Cook, stirring often, until no pink remains, about 5 min. Add red wine, beef broth, tomato paste and salt. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer bolognese until thickened, about13 to 15 min.
  • COOK linguine in a large pot of boiling water, following package directions but omitting salt, until tender, 7 to 8 min. Drain and return pasta to pot. Add bolognese sauce and stir to coat. Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 769,
  • Protein
  • 50 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 97 g,
  • Fat
  • 17 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 781 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Iron