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Fettuccine Bolognese

Zojirushi Recipe – Fettuccine Bolognese

The key to this delicious Italian meat sauce is simmering over low heat for 6 hours to bring out the flavor and richness of each ingredient. The Zojirushi Multicooker’s LO SIMMER setting makes it easy and effortless!

            	Fettuccine Bolognese  Ingredients

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 oz. pancetta, minced 
  • 1 small carrot, diced small
  • 1 celery stalk, diced small
  • 1/2 small onion, diced small
  • 10 oz. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1-1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1-1/2 cups beef stock
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  • 12 oz. dry fettuccine
  • 4 qt. water
  • 1-1/3 Tbsp. salt


  • 2 Tbsp. minced Italian parsley
  • Optional Parmesan cheese, grated

*This recipe was developed for the Multicooker (EL-CAC60). Adjustments may be necessary when using other models.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 1

Preheat the Multicooker. Place the pot in the main body. Set menu to SAUTÉ/SEAR at 350ºF. Cover with lid, and press START/CANCEL to start. When the preheating completion beep sounds in approximately 15 minutes, remove the lid.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 2

Add olive oil and pancetta to the pot and sauté for 3 minutes. Add carrot, celery, onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Mix in ground beef and sauté for an additional 5 minutes. Make sure to mix well.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 3

Add white wine and cook for a minute to allow the alcohol to evaporate. Stir in tomato puree and beef stock. Press START/CANCEL to end the setting.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 4

Slow simmer the sauce. Set menu to SIMMER at LO and 6 hours of cooking time. Cover with lid and press START/CANCEL to begin simmering.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 5

After approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes, begin cooking the pasta. In a separate large pot, boil water, add salt and cook the pasta according to the package instructions. When pasta is cooked, reserve about 1 cup of pasta water. Drain and place the cooked pasta back into the empty pot and set it aside.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 6

When the end beep sounds, press START/CANCEL to end setting. Stir in milk, and add salt and pepper to taste.

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 7

Sauce pasta. Pour sauce over pasta from step 5 and heat over medium-low heat. Toss until coated. If the sauce is too thick, adjust with the reserved pasta water from step 5, one tablespoon at a time. Serve with minced parsley and optional Parmesan cheese. 

              Fettuccine Bolognese Step 8