Friday, 2 May 2014

Fettuccine Bolognese Recipe #Respectthepasta

This recipe is from 'The Ask Italian Coobook', Available from Ask Italian Restaurants & bookshops priced at £15. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the books go to Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity. This book is my new best friend! I love it, the recipes are so easy to follow.

  • 4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 450g Minced Beef
  • 4 x Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 100ml Red Wine
  • 150ml Beef Stock
  • 1 x 400g Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 500g Tomato Passata
  • 5 Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped
  • 2 x Tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 x Teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 2 x Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • Juice 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 500g Fettuccine Pasta
  • A few sprigs of fresh parsley
  1. Heat oil in a pan on a low heat, add the onion, cook until softened.
  2. Add the mince and brown.
  3. Add the garlic and wine, turning up the heat and cooking until the wine evaporates.
  4. Stir in the stock. tomatoes, passata, Worcestershire sauce, herbs, lemon juice and salt. Bring to the boil and cook for five minutes.
  5. Lower the heat and cook the sauce for about an hour and twenty minutes with the lid off. Stir often.
  6. Drop the fettuccine pasta into a pan of boiling water and cook according to packet instructions.
  7. When cooked, drain the pasta, serve on separate plates and add your bolognese sauce. Garnish with parsley and cheese.

*Recipe was made as part of the Ask Italian #Respectthepasta campaign. We were sent a blogger kit with vouchers, pasta, a recipe book, flour and a pasta cutter free of charge for the purpose of the campaign.

1 comment:

  1. Oooo that looks yummy! That would be a good gift for a certain award winning chief lol xx



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