Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 3-1/4 hours
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 6 thick-sliced bacon strips, chopped
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, crushed slightly
- 1-1/2 cups chicken stock or reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
- 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- In a 6-qt. stockpot, cook beef and pork over medium heat 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Stir in salt and pepper. Remove from pot with a slotted spoon; pour off drippings.
- Add carrots, onion and bacon to same pot; cook and stir over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Return meat to pot; add wine. Bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan; cook until liquid is almost evaporated.
- Add tomatoes and stock; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 3-4 hours to allow flavors to blend, stirring occasionally.
- To serve, cook spaghetti according to package directions for al dente; drain. Stir butter into meat sauce; add spaghetti and toss to combine. Serve with cheese.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 483 calories, 26g fat (11g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 686mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.
Jul 21, 2016
This is an excellent change of pace from regular spaghetti sauce. I cooked everything in an electric skillet, and then transferred the sauce to a slow cooker on low for the 3-4 hour simmer. My Sicilian husband gave it 5 stars!
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