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Spaghetti with Veal Bolognese Sauce

To make this dish even more special, Fresh Pasta, cut 1/4 inch wide, can be substituted for the dried spaghetti.

  • servings: 6

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Ingredients

  • 1 dried one-quarter-ounce package porcini mushrooms
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 small onion, (about 5 ounces), peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 small carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 large rib celery, strings removed, cut into chunks
  • 1 pound veal shoulder, trimmed of all fat and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Sauce Tomato Sauce
  • 3 1/2 cups Homemade Chicken Stock Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low-sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 6 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese, optional
  • Olive-oil, cooking spray

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Place mushrooms in a small bowl; cover with 1/2 cup boiling water. Let soak 15 minutes. Lift mushrooms from liquid, and chop medium fine; set aside. Strain liquid through cheesecloth; set liquid aside.

  2. Step 2

    Place garlic in food processor; process until finely chopped. Add onion; process until finely chopped. Transfer onions and garlic to a small bowl. Process carrots in food processor until coarsely chopped, about 15 pulses. Add celery; process until carrots and celery are finely chopped; set aside.

  3. Step 3

    Spray medium-high, straight-sided skillet with olive-oil spray; place over medium-low heat. Add vegetables, cover, and cook until translucent, about 7 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Add veal, and raise heat to high; cook until veal turns opaque, about 5 minutes. Add wine; cook until evaporated. Stir in tomato sauce, mushrooms, stock, reserved mushroom liquid, salt, pepper, and nutmeg; bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium low; simmer until meat is tender and most liquid has been absorbed, about 2 hours.

  5. Step 5

    Cook pasta until al dente; transfer to large serving dish. Pour sauce over pasta; toss. Sprinkle with Parmesan, if desired.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, March 1997

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