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Cavatelli Bolognese

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

Cavatelli Bolognese is a must try for everyone and a delicious delightful pasta to bring Italy right to your table. Try for dinner with a side salad!

Cavatelli Bolognese

 1 lb Dal Raccolto Cavatelli
 1 tbsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 2 slices bacon, chopped
 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
 1 medium onion, finely chopped
 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
 ½ lb each ground beef and pork
 1 tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
 1 cup dry red wine
 1 cup Rachael Ray All-Natural Beef Flavored Stock plus more as needed
 28 oz can Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 24 fresh basil leaves
 Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Heat the oil in a large pan, add the bacon and cook until lightly browned.


Add onions, carrot and celery, cook until the vegetables are soft; 7 - 10 minutes. Add the beef, pork and parsley along with a pinch of salt and pepper; cook until all the liquid is absorbed the the meat is cooked.


Add the wine; cook until the wine evaporates. Add broth and tomatoes; stir; add basil and cook on low heat for an hour. If the sauce gets too thick, add a bit more broth.


Taste and adjust seasonings. (The sauce should be very thick.) Toss the pasta with the sauce; heat until hot and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 598
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g33%

Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 741mg31%
Total Carbohydrate 69g23%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 27g54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.