Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Pasta with Bolognese Sauce
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 90 mins

Use a flavorful ham for the best results. Country ham, which is cured and smoked, is ideal here, but any flavorful ham or prosciutto works.

Ingredients

2tablespoons butter
1cup chopped onion
1/2cup chopped carrot
1pound ground pork
4ounces minced country ham
1cup dry white wine
1can (28-ounce) crushed tomatoes
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon pepper
1/2cup whole milk
2cloves garlic, crushed
1/2cup chopped fresh parsley
6cups hot cooked fusilli or other long pasta

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet, add onion and carrot, and sauté until tender. Add pork and ham, and cook for 5 minutes. Add wine, and cook until absorbed. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper, and simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Add milk, garlic and parsley and cook 15 minutes longer. Serve over pasta.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 545
  • Fat 22g
  • Cholesterol 95mg
  • Sodium 702mg
  • Carbohydrate 51g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 26g
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