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Chicken Bolognese

Ingredients

Yields 5 Quarts

  • 1/8 C      Grapeseed oil

  • 7 oz        Carrots (peeled & 1/4" dice)

  • 5 oz        Fennel (1/4" dice)

  • 5 oz        Celery (1/4" dice)

  • 7 oz        Yellow Onions (1/4" dice)            

  • 5 oz        Shiitake Mushrooms (stems removed, 1/4" dice)

  • 12 oz      Crimini Mushrooms (1/4" dice)

  • 1/8 C      Garlic (minced)

  • 1/8 C      Kosher Slat

  • 10           Turns of Fresh Ground Black Pepper

  • 3.5 lbs.  Chicken Sausage (raw)

  • 1 bottle Dry White Wine (750 ml)

  • 85 oz      Tomato Sauce

  • 1 Sprig Oregano Leaves (minced)   

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large braising pot or sauce pot, add vegetables and sweat over low heat until they are translucent and tender.  Season with salt & pepper.

  2. Add chicken sausage and white wine, cook until the wine is evaporated, making sure to break up sausage with a whisk as the wine reduces down.

  3. Add the tomatoes & herbs, gently bring just to a simmer, stirring frequently with a spatula. Once sauce is simmering, simmer for 15 minutes.

  4. Check seasoning and serve or cool for later use.

Lemon Ricotta

Ingredients

Yields 1.5 Quarts

  • 6 oz        Finely Grated Parmesan Cheese

  • 38 oz      Polly O Ricotta (old fashioned style)

  • ¾ T Oz   Kosher Salt

  • 10 ea.    Turns of Fresh Ground Black Pepper

  • 1 ea.      Lemon, Finely minced or grated Lemon Zest

Directions

Combine all in ingredient in Mixing Bowl and mix until evenly incorporated

Sautéed Spinach

Ingredients

  • 2 T          Grapeseed Oil

  • 1 T          Garlic (Minced)

  • 2 lbs Spinach, Raw

Directions

  1. In small curry pot, bloom garlic in grapeseed oil, until cooked through. Reserve.

  2. In rondeau on medium high heat, add the garlic oil and the spinach, cook 75% of the way

  3. Once spinach is 75% cooked transfer to a wire rack to drain.

  4. Once cool, squeeze spinach to dry it out.

Once each recipe is complete, building the lasagna is quite simple.  This particular style of lasagna is free form and built individually.

 1.      For single portion, spread the lemon ricotta evenly over 3 of the pasta sheets and place onto a medium size sauté pan or baking pan.  Place small piles of spinach on each piece pf pasta, on top of the ricotta. Gently warm through in a 350F degree oven and make sure that the pasta does not dry out.

2.      While the pasta is warming up; bring the chicken Bolognese to a simmer.

3.      Once the pasta and Bolognese are hot; Place 1 oz of Bolognese onto you bowl or plate, then begin to layer each of the 3 pieces of pasta on top of the Bolognese. 

4.      Ladle 4 more ounces of the hot Bolognese over the pasta, then garnish with some fresh basil and grated parmesan.

Note: you can easily substitute a store-bought gluten free pasta instead of make the dough from scratch

 

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