Easy Weeknight Pasta Bolognese

NERDS WITH KNIVES
15Ingredients
35Minutes
700Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, finely chopped)
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or turkey)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced, about 1½ tablespoons)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese (or mascarpone, 3 makes a moderately creamy sauce)
  • 1/4 cup cornichons (diced, about 10 small pickles)
  • coarse kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound pasta (dried short-cut, such as orecchiette or small shells)
  • Parmesan cheese (for serving)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (and/or parsley, lightly packed, roughly chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    700Calories
    Sodium35% DV850mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein82% DV42g
    Carbs28% DV85g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories700Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium850mg35%
    Potassium1410mg40%
    Protein42g82%
    Calories from Fat170
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate85g28%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium15%
    Iron40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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