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Pasta Bolognese

Oxmoor House
Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield

8 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

This tastes-like-you-cooked-it-all-day sauce is perfect tossed with linguine. It also freezes well and can be ready in minutes with a quick thaw in the microwave.

Ingredients

  • 1 (13.25-ounce) package whole-grain linguine (such as Ronzoni Healthy Harvest)
  • 2 (4-ounce) links hot turkey Italian sausage
  • Olive oil—flavored cooking spray
  • 1 pound 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (8-ounce) package button mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 (28-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 324
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 3.1 g
  • protein 23.9 g
  • carbohydrate 43.6 g
  • fiber 7.2 g
  • cholesterol 47.3 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 444 mg
  • calcium 81 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta in a large Dutch oven according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain, return to pan, and keep warm.

  2. While pasta cooks, remove casings from sausage. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage, beef, and onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring to crumble; drain, if necessary. Add mushrooms and rosemary. Cook 5 minutes or until browned.

  3. Stir in tomatoes; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes. Stir in milk, pepper, and salt; cook 2 minutes. Add sauce to pasta, tossing well. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.

  4. Serve with: Shaved Fennel Salad

Cook's Notes

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