Pasta Bolognese With Cheese

Recipe by Sandi From CA
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fry the onion, garlic, carrot and celery in the olive oil until softened.
  • Add the bacon and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms, fry for 2 minutes, then fry the beef until brown.
  • Add the wine, tomato paste, 3 tablespoons water, tomatoes and the sprig of fresh thyme; bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 F; Cook the pasta.
  • Meanwhile, place the milk, butter and flour in a saucepan; heat gently, whisking until thickened.
  • Stir in the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and season.
  • Drain the pasta and stir into the cheese sauce; uncover the Bolognese sauce and boil rapidly for 2 minutes.
  • Spoon the sauce into a casserole; top with the pasta mixture and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until golden; Garnish with basil and serve hot.
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