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Bacon and Beef Spaghetti Bolognese

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Serves 6 | 
This dish will bring you back to your childhood.

Ingredients:

6 slices bacon, diced
1 yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 lbs ground beef
1 can tomato paste, 6 oz.
1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, plus more for serving
1 cup milk
Kosher salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
1 lb spaghetti noodles, cooked, water reserved

Directions:

  1. Using the stovetop-safe insert from a slow cooker, cook the bacon for 7 to 10 minutes over medium-high heat until crisp. Spoon off all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat. Add onion; cook for 5-7 minutes until tender. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add ground beef and cook for about 5 minutes until beef is no longer pink. Add and stir in tomato paste, 1/3 cup cheese and milk. Season mixture with salt and then place insert into slow cooker base.
  2. Cover slow cooker, turn to low, and cook ingredients for about 4 hours until sauce thickens. Skim fat from the top of the sauce. Adjust seasonings with salt and black pepper.
  3. Add cooked spaghetti to the sauce as well as enough of the pasta cooking water to loosen the sauce; stir to combine.
  4. Serve in individual bowls and sprinkle with cheese.
Cooking Method: Stovetop
Course: Dinner

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