Penne Bolognese

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large non-stick skillet, heat the oil until hot but not smoking over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the carrots,celery, and 1/3 cup of water and cook until the vegetables are tender and the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes longer.
  • Stir in the beef and cook until no longer pink, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the wine and cook until the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, 2/3 cup of the milk, the salt, pepper, and oregano, reduce to a simmer, and cook,stirring frequently until the milk has been absorbed.
  • Continue to cook until the sauce is thick and creamy, gradually adding the remaining 1 cup milk until all has been absorbed, about 20 minutes longer.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling water until just tender.Drain well.
  • Transfer the sauce to a large bowl, add the pasta, the parsley, if desired, and the Parmesan and toss to combine all.
  • Spoon the Penne Bolognese into 4 bowls and serve with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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