[Beef Boglonese - Mì Ý Bò Viên]

Beef Bolognese is a very well-known dish from Italy. Even if you are vegetarian you should try this dish without the meat balls it still pretty delicious. It is not complicated to make but satisfy result.

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Ingredients:

Serves: 2

150g spaghetti

For The Beef Balls:

  • 150g lean beef, cut into 1-2cm cubes so it will be easy to blend
  • 1 coffee spoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 coffee spoons salt
  • 1 coffee spoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoons mix Italian herbs
  • 15g bread
  • 7 tablespoons oil

For The Tomato Sauce:

  • 400g tomatoes, chopped into small pieces or 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 50g shallots, peeled and chopped into small pieces
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped finely
  • 25g basil, ripped into halves
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 coffee spoons sea salt
  • 1/2 vegetables stock
  • 1 and 1/2 brown sugar

Cooking Method:

  1. Preheat a frying pan with olive oil until very hot. Add the garlic and the shallots into the pan. Fry for 2-3 minutes until golden. Add the basil into the pan and fry for another minute. Add the tomatoes into the pan and fry for 2 minutes. Stir well so the sauce is even cooked. Season with sea salt, stock and sugar. Remove the pan from the heat. Strain the tomatoes sauce through a sieve and press the tomatoes hard to get the maximum smooth sauce.
  2. Blend the beef, bread, worcestershire sauce, sugar, herbs and 1 tablepoons of oil in a blender until it turn to a paste. Divide the mix into 7 equal parts. Use your hand to roll each into a ball. Heat up a frying pan with the remaining oil until fairly hot and fry for 6-8 minutes until they turn golden brown.
  3. Cooked the spaghetti and preheat the sauce until very hot. Mix the spaghetti, meat bals and sauce together before serving.

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