One Pot Fettuccine Bolognese is an easy recipe brimming with beef, carrots, celery and onions and forms a sauce with diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, red wine and seasonings as it cooks with the pasta in the same pot.
Sadly, summer is over and it's time to get back to the old routine. You know, school, activities, sports, work and all that jazz. One Pot Fettuccine Bolognese will get dinner on the table in a matter of minutes on those busy nights with just one pot to clean up!
Brown your ground beef along with vegetables and seasonings, add your tomatoes, liquids and uncooked pasta and boil until done. Voila! The family will be happy with a hearty pasta dinner and no one will have to know it was such an easy fettuccine bolognese to make but you!
Add a salad to round out your meal and a dessert, if you're so inclined. And with our fettuccine pasta recipe cooking itself on the stove top, you'll definitely have time to get everything else ready or just pour yourself a glass of wine and call it day!
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Fettuccine alla Bolognese
You are going to love how our one pot bolognese, brimming with beef, carrots, celery and onions, forms a sauce with diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasonings as it cooks with the pasta in the same pot. And if you want to be fancy when serving this skillet dinner, just call it fettuccine alla bolognese like a real italian!
This hearty pasta and meat sauce dinner will satisfy the hungriest family member.
Fettuccine Bolognese is the perfect pasta and sauce recipe for a busy weeknight dinner and great to serve when entertaining too!
Bolognese Sauce FAQ's
What is Bolognese sauce made of?
Bolognese sauce is a meat-based sauce made with wine, tomatoes and chopped vegetables. Bolognese is known as "ragu alla bolognese" in Italian.
Where did Bolognese sauce get it's name from?
Bolognese sauce got it's name from the town of Bologna in Italy where the sauce recipe originated.
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What is the best pot to use for this recipe?
It is important to make our one pot fettuccine recipe with a deep skillet so that all of the liquid ingredients fit into the pot before the sauce begins to cook down. One of my favorite deep skillets is the Simply Calphalon Deep 12-inch Pan.
Another pot I highly recommend for our Bolognese Fettuccine is the Calphalon 1932442 Classic Nonstick All Purpose Pan. Both pots come with lids, have metal handles so they are also oven safe and have deep sides so all the ingredients from your one pot recipes will fit easily into them.
How to make Fettuccine Bolognese
- Cook ground beef, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, Italian seasoning and salt in a large skillet with deep sides until the beef is browned and vegetables are tender-crisp
- Add the diced tomatoes with their juices, tomato sauce, red wine and water
- Then add the uncooked fettuccine, breaking in half if necessary
- When the pasta softens a bit, bring to a boil and cook 12 minutes or until the pasta is cooked to al dente.
- Top with Parmesan and fresh basil.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Add crumbled sausage with the ground beef for lots of added flavor
- Stir in about ¼ cup heavy cream or half and half at the end of the cooking time
- Top with dollops of ricotta cheese
Ingredients for one pot fettuccine
- dried Italian seasoning
- kosher salt
- ground beef
- diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
- tomato sauce
- red wine
- fresh basil
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One Pot Fettuccine Bolognese
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- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
- ½ tsp. kosher salt
- 1 (14.5 ounces) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
- 1 (15 ounces) can tomato sauce
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 8 ounces fettuccine
- ½ cup grated Parmesan
- Fresh basil leaves
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- In large non-stick skillet with deep sides combine ground beef, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, Italian seasoning and salt.
- Cook until beef is browned and vegetables are tender-crisp, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in diced tomatoes with their juices, tomato sauce, water and red wine. Add fettuccine, breaking in half if necessary, and bring to a boil.
- Cook, boiling,12 minutes or until fettuccine is al dente.
- Serve with Parmesan and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
- Stir in a bit of heavy cream or half and half after cooking for a creamy sauce
- Top with spoonfuls of ricotta cheese