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Wild Mushroom Ragu with Pasta

Wild roasted mushrooms stand in for the ground meats in this meatless version of Bolognese sauce. Fragrant curry powder adds another layer of flavor complexity.
  • 20m

    prep time

  • 50m

    Cook Time

  • 288


  • 17



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  • 1 pound assorted wild mushrooms, such as shiitake, oyster and cremini, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Hot Madras Curry Powder
  • 2 ounces pancetta, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 8 ounces whole grain pasta Substitutions available
    • whole wheat pasta
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded Asiago cheese Substitutions available
    • finely shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss mushrooms with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Sprinkle with curry powder; toss to coat evenly. Spread in single layer on foil-lined shallow baking pan. Roast 15 to 20 minutes or until mushrooms are golden brown, stirring occasionally

  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add pancetta; cook and stir 4 minutes or until browned. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened. Add wine; cook 1 minute or until reduced. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, roasted mushrooms, water and sea salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Add cream and parsley; cook and stir 2 minutes or until slightly thickened

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well. Serve mushroom ragu over pasta. Sprinkle with cheese

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