Hearty Spaghetti with Pork

Hearty Spaghetti with Pork

3 reviews, 3 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Pork is the meat of choice in a classic simmered Bolognese sauce. Try this simple formula; it will become a favorite.


3 slices Bacon
3/4 pounds Ground pork
3/4 pound bulk pork sausage
1 large onion; coarsely chopped
1 green bell pepper; seeded and chopped
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1 cup Dry Red Wine
3 14.5-oz cans Italian-style tomatoes; crushed
1 6-oz. tomato paste; (6 oz can)
2 teaspoon dried oregano; crushed
1 teaspoon Brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried basil; crushed
1/2 teaspoon Dried thyme
2 bay leaves
12 ounces spaghetti; cooked and drained

Original recipe makes 6



In a large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon, reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon and set aside. In reserved drippings cook pork, sausage, onion, green pepper and garlic over medium-high heat until meat is browned and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Drain well. Add wine; bring to boiling; lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Stir in the bacon, undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, brown sugar, basil, thyme and bay leaves. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until desired consistency. Remove bay leaves. Serve with hot cooked spaghetti.


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Republished with Permission, National Pork Council
warnerjim 8y ago

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stevemur 9y ago

Republished with Permission, National Pork Council [I posted this recipe.]
tyson 10y ago

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