Minced meat with spaghetti

2014-04-19
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 60m

 
For a lunch with friends this minced meat recipe with spaghetti is always welcome! Everyone loves it and is very simple to prepare!! Bon appetit!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced pork
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced beef
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 small onion to cook the spaghetti
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 50 grams (1 3/4 ounces) Portuguese chouriço
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) spaghetti
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Juice of half lemon
  • 100 ml (1/4 pint (118 ml)) whipping cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 100 ml (1 3/4 cups) milk
  • 1 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2


    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3


    1. Peel the skin off of the chouriço and cut it into pieces. Place the chouriço in a food processor and pulse until well chopped.

    Step 4


    1. Mix the pork with the beef and season with salt, pepper, chopped garlic, nutmeg and egg yolk. Mix with your hands the spices in the meat and let marinate for 30 minutes.

    Step 5


    1. Meanwhile, bring to a boil on high heat a saucepan with water seasoned with salt and a small onion. When starts boiling, add the spaghetti and cook over medium-low heat about 10 minutes. Turn off the heat, drain the spaghetti and set aside.

    Step 6


    1. Place the olive oil and the chopped onion in a large skillet and saute over low heat until the onion starts to turn golden brown. Add the minced meat, stir with a wooden spoon and cook over low heat about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 7


    1. In a bowl, whisk well the cream and the béchamel.

    Step 8


    1. When the meat is cooked, add the spaghetti and the béchamel mixture to the skillet and mix well. Boil for 2 to 3 minutes over low heat and turn off the heat. Season with lemon juice and a little more pepper and serve.

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Minced meat with spaghetti

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 642


Total Fat: 33.5 g(43%)

Saturated Fat: 12 g(59%)

Cholesterol: 223 mg(74%)

Sodium: 305 mg(13%)

Total Carbohydrate: 43.5 g(16%)

Protein: 41 g

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