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Bolognese

March  1, 2021
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Photo by Erin Pace Stegman
  • Prep time 1 hour
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Serves 10
Ingredients
  • Fresh Pasta
  • 1000 grams 0.0 flour
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • semolina flour for dusting
  • plastic wrap for resting dough
  • salted boiling water
  • Bolognese
  • 250 grams pancetta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil/butter
  • 1/3 cup finely minced shallots
  • 2 cups finely yellow onions
  • 2 cups celery
  • 2 cups carrots
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 5-8 bay leaves
  • 1500 grams minced meat (pork, veal, beef)
  • 1/2 liter italian red wine
  • 100 grams veal fond
  • 600 grams tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • microbladed pecorino and parmesan
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Fresh Pasta
  2. Begin by adding flour to a wide bowl and making a hole/valley in the center. Whisk eggs in the hole until smooth, then gradually incorporate more flour (focus on keeping the egg mixture as smooth as possible). Continue to add more flour until you can no longer use a whisk/fork. Dust your hands with flour and begin to knead and incorporate more flour until the dough isn't sticky. Divide into baseball sized balls, wrap with plastic wrap, leave on counter for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Unwrap the dough and dust a counter with semolina flour. Use a rolling pin to flatten the dough so it can get spun through a pasta maker. Run the pasta through the maker until size 6. Let the dough rest on the counter until you've made all the sheets.
  4. Run the dough through the tagliatelle attachment. Dust with semolina and either lay on counter, hand on hanger, or place into nests.
  5. Add pasta to heavily salted water for 2 minutes or until it is floating to the top. Strain and add to sauce immediately to prevent sticking together.
  6. Top with parm or pecorino and enjoy hot!
  1. Bolognese
  2. Finely mince all vegetables.
  3. Brown pancetta in a heavy bottomed pan, remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  4. Add butter and olive oil to the pancetta grease and saute vegetables and garlic for 10 minutes. Push vegetable to one side of the pan to create space to brown the meat. Once meat is browned, add pancetta and bay leaves and combine well.
  5. Add red wine, good broth/fond, tomato paste and nutmeg. Simmer for one hour.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste, bur remember the pasta will be heavily salted as well!
  7. Serve with handmade pasta (see above) and top with parm and pecorino!

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