One Pot Pasta Bolognese | Recipe Box

img_20161207_170230I absolutely love one-pot recipes, because I am not only saving time and effort, I also do not have to clean the whole kitchen and wash dishes for ages… Okay I am overexaggerating, but still…. I mean who likes cleaning dishes anyways?! :p

Ingredients:

1/2 onion, diced

2 Tbsp Olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced

250g (1/2 lb) chicken mince

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp paprika

1 Tbsp Italian seasoning (basil, thyme, oregano mix)

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 1/4 cup crushed tomato

2 cups water

1 1/2 cup short-cut pasta

3 Tbsp cilantro or parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

1) On medium-high heat, take a high-side skillet, add in the olive oil and the onions. Let the onions cook for a few minutes or until translucent and slightly brown.

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2) Add the minced chicken-meat and garlic, stir by breaking it out, and let it cook for 2-3 minutes or until cooked.

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3) Now, add the tomato sauce, the spices and the water. Cover it partially and let it cook for 5 minutes or so on low heat.

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4) The sauce will look watery, but that is totally fine. Adjust the heat to medium, add the pasta,  and cook according to package instructions. I used shells, so it took about 10 minutes. Add more water if needed!

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5) At this point the pasta should be cooked, the sauce should be thick and creamy!

6) To finished it up, stir in the parsley or cilantro and the grated cheese!

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Before serving, I would suggest to let the pasta sit aside for 5 minutes, this will make creamier and just perfect!

The food is readyy to be served!

Enjoy! 🙂

Serves 2 people

 

 

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