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One Pan Beef Bolognese Pasta

Author Alena's Home Cooking


  • 1-2 tbsp Oil For sauteing
  • 1-1.5 cup Onion diced
  • 2 cups Carrot diced (use chop wizard)
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1-14.5oz can Diced Tomatoes (with juice)
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 tbsp White Wine
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2.5 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Dry or fresh basil
  • 1 lb Rigatoni pasta
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese to serve
  • Fresh chopped basil or parsley to garnish (optional)


  1. 1. Preheat a deep skillet or a wok pan, add oil and chopped onions. Saute until transparent and then add the diced carrots. Cook Until the carrots are softened.

    2. Push the vegetables to the sides and add the ground beef in the middle of the pan. Break it up using a wooden spoon or a whisk. At this point season the meat with 1tsp of salt and 1/2tsp of black pepper. Cook until the meat is browned stirring occasionally.

    3. Once the meat is browned, add garlic, canned tomatoes, tomato paste and stir to combine with the meat. Then add the remaining ingredients such as water, white wine, heavy cream, basil, sugar and the rest of the salt. (taste* add more salt or sugar if needed) Stir to combine and add your pasta. Stir again and press the pasta down for the liquid to cover it.

    4.Cover with a lid and bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer until the liquid has evaporated and pasta is cooked to al dente. (mixing occasionally during this process and take off the lid the last 5min)

    5. Sprinkle with fresh parmesan cheese to serve and garnish with fresh chopped basil or parsley. (optional)