28 Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 turns of the pan in a slow stream
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves, fresh or dried
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef, pork and veal combined
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Romano, a couple of handfuls
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs, a couple of handfuls
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated or ground nutmeg
  • 6 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups dried pasta, rings, broken fettuccini or ditalini
  • 1 pound triple washed fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • Grilled 4 Cheese Sandwiches, recipe follows
  • Grilled 4 Cheese Sandwiches
  • Recipe courtesy Rachael Ray
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 turns of the pan
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic, cracked away from skin
  • 8 slices crusty Italian semolina bread
  • 1 cup shredded provolone
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago
  • * All of these cheeses are available in specialty cheese case and dairy aisle already shredded
Nutrition
1977
99% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber
     

Fat

181% 117

Saturated

256% 51

Trans

- 2

Monounsaturated

- 46

Polyunsaturated

- 8

Carbs

32% 97

Carbs (net)

- 87

Fiber

38% 9

Sugars

- 15

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

260% 130

Cholesterol

147% 440

Sodium

127% 3041

Calcium

146% 1456

Magnesium

69% 289

Potassium

57% 2701

Iron

70% 13

Zinc

161% 18

Phosphorus

250% 1750

Vitamin A

136% 1227

Vitamin C

43% 39

Thiamin (B1)

156% 2

Riboflavin (B2)

164% 2

Niacin (B3)

191% 30

Vitamin B6

168% 2

Folate equivalent (total)

99% 395

Folate (food)

- 357

Folic acid

- 23

Vitamin B12

278% 7

Vitamin D

12% 2

Vitamin E

44% 7

Vitamin K

486% 583
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