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Spaghetti Bolognese Original – Authentic recipe for an aromatic and meaty pasta dish

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Creamy, aromatic, meaty and surprisingly delicate in taste is the appetizing pasta dish that we would like to present to you in today’s article. We have selected the perfect recipe for Spaghetti Bolognese Original for you, which convinces with an authentic Italian taste. The Bolognese sauce in this paste recipe is not your usual tomato and meat sauce. Onions, celery, minced meat, pancetta, tomatoes, milk and white wine harmonize perfectly here and offer a surprising taste experience.

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Ingredients for spaghetti bolognese:

30 ml (2 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil

60 ml butter

1 yellow onion, finely chopped

2 large carrots, peeled and diced

2 stalks of celery, cut into small pieces

4 cloves of garlic, pinched off and finely chopped

125 g pancetta (belly bacon), thinly sliced, finely chopped

1 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground black pepper

500 g minced meat (beef or mixed)

100 ml white wine, dry, e.g. Chardonnay

250 ml milk

1 large tomato, diced

250 ml beef broth

Parmesan, freshly grated

200 g spaghetti (or other types of pasta, e.g. pappardelle, tagliatelle)

Fresh basil

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Preheat the pot to medium temperature.

Add the olive oil and butter to the saucepan and stir until the butter melts.

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Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Sauté the vegetables while stirring for about 5 minutes so that they become soft.

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Add 1/3 of the minced meat and stir everything well. Crumble the hack as you go.

Once the ground beef turns darker, repeat the same process with the remaining two pieces of ground beef.

Let everything cook for another 10 minutes. Stir occasionally, making sure the mince doesn’t burn.

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Then add the pancetta or bacon and fry for another 10 minutes until it turns golden and crispy.

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Then pour on the wine and stir everything well for 2-3 minutes. Use the wooden spoon to scrape off the pieces of minced meat from the bottom of the pot. Stir everything again and reduce the heat.

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Add milk, tomatoes, beef broth, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a generous amount of freshly ground black pepper.

Let the Bolognese sauce simmer for 2-3 hours.

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Cook the spaghetti in salted water until al dente and then drain off the cooking water. Drizzle the cooked spaghetti with a dash of olive oil and stir well.

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Arrange the spaghetti in plates and spread the Bolognese sauce on top.

Serve the Spaghetti Bolognese Original with plenty of freshly grated Parmesan and 2-3 basil leaves.