Linguini Bolognese with Pancetta, Beef, Tomato Sauce, Herbs and Parmesan

Total Time:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
35 min
Cook:
1 hr 20 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh linguini
  • 3 ounces pancetta, sliced medium thick
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 carrot, small dice
  • 1/2 red onion, small diced
  • 6 ounces ground beef
  • Two 15-ounce cans whole peeled tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 ounce Parmesan, shaved
Directions
  • Cook the pasta according to directions and reserve.

  • In a medium saucepot, saute the pancetta with the olive oil. Add the garlic, carrots and onions and saute until tender.

  • Add the beef and saute until brown. Add the tomatoes and crush with a wooden spoon. Add the thyme and cook 30 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.

  • At the last minute, add the basil. Toss the pasta with the sauce, top with parsley and Parmesan.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.


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