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What the best pasta shape to serve with bolognese?

asked by Midge almost 4 years ago
8 answers 10218 views
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added almost 4 years ago

spaghetti or linguine, hands down.

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 4 years ago

I like rigatoni because the ridges catch the sauce.

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added almost 4 years ago

My first instinct is spaghetti since that's what I'm used to.

Also, I just read this today which you may find useful: http://www.cooksillustrated...

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added almost 4 years ago

Rigatoni and penne are rigid enough to hold the sauce, and tagliatelle is wide enough to get a decent covering too. That's what I use when I'm in a Lady and the Tramp mood, rigatoni the rest of the time.
(Anna del Conte's book Pasta is a fantastic guide to pasta shapes / sauce matches)

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added almost 4 years ago

tagliatelle or rigatoni

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added almost 4 years ago

Thanks so much everyone!

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added almost 4 years ago

If you get rigatoni or penne, make sure to get the rigate so that you have the ridges!

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pierino

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added almost 4 years ago

Well, if you were actually in Bologna they would say pappardelle or tagiatelle. Which is not to talk trash on you rigatoni or penne fans, but that's the way it is.