Rigatoni Bolognese


Rigatoni Bolognese is a meaty homemade sauce slow-simmered to perfection, then tossed with rigatoni. This Italian-inspired dish is hearty and rich–perfect for a cozy night in.


– Olive oil – Ground chuck and pork, pancetta – Soffritto – White wine  – Tomato paste  – Bay leaf  – Parmesan – Cream – Nutmeg – Thyme  – Chicken stock  – Rigatoni 

Cook ground beef and pork. Once the meat has browned, set aside. Add pancetta and cook until crispy, then cook soffritto. Add wine and cook until reduced.

1. Prepare meat

Add bay leaf, milk, cream, nutmeg, parmesan rind, thyme sprigs, and chicken stock to a low simmer. Cook uncovered for 2 hours, stirring every 25 minutes. 

2. Simmer low and slow

Add cooked rigatoni to the bolognese along with ¼ cup reserved pasta water. Stir to combine. Serve and top with  freshly grated parmesan and a grind of black pepper.

3. Add rigatoni and serve

Get the recipe details via the link below!


More Delicious Pasta Recipes

Giant Cheese Stuffed Shells

Pasta al Limone

'Nduja Pasta