The Best Bucatini Bolognese
The Best Bucatini Bolognese
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  • cook: 2 hr
  • total: 3 hr
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  • Summary

    The best bolognese you will ever eat. Full of flavor and rich texture, it's a labor of love that is so worth the effort to make for its comfort and enjoyment.

    Ingredients

    • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
    • 4 ounces pancetta or bacon, minced
    • 1 cup baby portabella mushrooms, finely chopped
    • 5 cloves garlic, finely minced
    • 1 medium onion, finely diced
    • 2 large carrots, finely diced
    • 6 celery ribs, finely diced
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 1 pound ground chuck
    • kosher salt
    • fresh ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
    • ¼ cup tomato paste
    • 2 cups red wine
    • 2 cups chicken stock
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes (such as San Marzano)
    • 3-4 small cheese rinds from Parmesan or Pecorino Romano
    • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil, plus more for garnishing
    • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme leaves
    • 1 pound dry bucatini pasta
    • ½ cup thinly fresh grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 903 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 67.95%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 110 mg 36.59%
    • Sodium: 903 mg 37.61%
    • Calcium: 235 mg 23.47%
    • Potassium: 773 mg 22.07%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 29.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.84%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 53 g
    • Alcohol: 8 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 16.74%
    • Vitamin C 24.71%
    • Vitamin D 5.19%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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