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Vegetarian bolognaise

Recipe from: 8/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
porcini mushrooms

Ingredients 14
Servings 4
Time 10 mins


  • 20
    dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1
    onion (finely chopped)
  • 1
    celery stick (finely chopped)
  • 1
    carrot (finely chopped)
  • 2
    garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 2
    olive oil
  • 250
    portobellini mushrooms (cleaned and chopped)
  • 400
    peeled tomatoes (tin)
  • 2
    tomato paste
  • 0.50
    red wine
  • 0.50
    dried oregano
  • ground nutmeg
  • spaghetti
  • parmesan


15 mins

Soak the dried porcini in boiling water for twenty minutes.

Sauté the onion, celery, carrot and garlic in the olive oil.

Add the portobellini mushrooms and sauté until softened.

Drain the porcini (reserving the liquid) and chop finely.

Add the porcini and soaking liquid,tomatoes, tomato paste and red wine.

Add the oregano and a pinch of nutmeg, bring to the boil and simmer,uncovered, for thirty minutes.

Season to taste and serve on spagetti with lots of freshly grated parmesan cheese



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