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Spaghetti Bolognese (Dream 4)

April 12, 2015

Hair 

I had a beautiful dream about my dreadlocks.  They grew long and beautiful.  Strong but still maintaining their spaghetti  sized shape.  \so you can imagine what food reminded me of this dream.  Yup good old Spaghetti.

This recipe was taken from Good Housekeeping Magazine (October, 2014).

Ingredients:

150g pacetta, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 large onion (peeled and diced), 1 stick of celery (chopped), 1 large carrot (peeled and sliced), 2 cloves of garlic (peeled and crushed), 2 tbsps tomato paste, 500g steak mince, 150ml whole milk, 200ml white wine, 800g chopped tomatoes, 1 tsp dried oregano, 450g dried spaghetti, 6 tbsps parmesan.

Method:

1. Gently dry fry the pancetta in a large pan with a lid; do not cover.
2. When golden scoop out with a slotted spoon and set aside.
3. Add oil and onion to pan with a pinch of salt.
4 Cover and fry gently for 10 minutes stirring halfway until softened.
5. Add celery and carrot and 2tbsps water.
6. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes until the veg is tender.
7. Increase the heat slightly and add the garlic and the tomato paste and fry for 1 minute.
8. Season mince well then add to the pan breaking up with a wooden spoon and stir until evenly browned.
9. Pour in the milk and return the pancetta.
10. Simmer for 5 minutes until the sauce just coasts the meat.
11. Pour in the wine and simmer for another 5 minutes until reduced by half.
12. Add tomatoes and oregano, cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the meat is tender.
13. About 10 minutes before being ready to serve cook pasta according to the instructions.
14. Serve with the sauce on top and sprinkle about 1 tbsp of Parmesan over the top.

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