Davio's Pasta Bolognese

Davio's Pasta Bolognese
Staff Writer
Davio's

This recipe is made with fresh pasta at the restaurant, but you can easily substitute dried. Recipe courtesy of Executive Chef of Davio's, Chad Brown.

6
Servings
688
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Pound proscuitto, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 1 Pound ground pork
  • 1 Pound ground veal
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed San Marzano Italian Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 Pound cooked pasta, such as tagliatelle or rigatoni, reserve some cooking liquid
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook the diced prosciutto until crispy. Add the garlic clove, white onion, carrot, and celery, and cook for a couple of minutes. Then add the beef, pork, and veal and cook thoroughly, making sure it’s all well mixed. Add the bay leaf and cook ingredients together for fifteen minutes, stirring frequently. Next, add in the tomatoes and reduce heat to low, bringing the mixture to a simmer. Cook for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Add a few ounces of the pasta water and the butter to the tomato sauce and season with salt and pepper. Mix a small amount of the Bolognese sauce into the cooked pasta, then top with the remaining sauce and the Parmesan cheese. Serve right away!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
39g
56%
Sugar
18g
20%
Saturated Fat
14g
58%
Cholesterol
187mg
62%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
59g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
14µg
2%
Vitamin B-12
4µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
18µg
20%
Calcium, Ca
55mg
6%
Choline, total
146mg
34%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Fluoride, F
9µg
0%
Folate, total
22µg
6%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
69mg
22%
Niacin
10mg
71%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
514mg
73%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
49µg
89%
Sodium, Na
320mg
21%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
224g
8%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

Pasta Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients.Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Pasta Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.