Spaghetti BologneseHoje para Jantar
2 garlic cloves
50 milliliters olive oil
1 bacon slices (1 cm. thick)
5 plum tomatoes (ripe, or frozen tomatoes)
100 grams tomato paste
1 red pepper
500 grams ground pork
500 grams ground beef
1/2 cup white wine
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon curry
ground black pepper (to taste)
coarse salt (to taste)
1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
grated parmesan cheese
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1Chop the onion and garlic and sauté in a large saucepan in olive oil for 2 minutes.
2Cut the bacon into cubes and add to the stew.
3Peel and cut the tomatoes into small pieces and add them to the pan, along with the tomato paste and chopped pepper. Let cook for a few more minutes.
4Add the minced meat and mix well. Remaining on low heat, let the meat simmer, stirring occasionally to keep loose. Pour in the wine and add the bay leaf, cumin, curry, pepper and salt.
5Cook on low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6If you start running out of sauce, add a little bit of water.
7Taste the seasoning, and if it's a bit bitter, add 1 teaspoon of sugar.
8Cook the spaghetti until al dente in salted water. Drain the spaghetti and add to the sauce. Serve with grated parmesan cheese and oregano.