More Great Recipes: Mushroom | Pasta | Processor/Blender | Stove

Pasta with Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

User Avatar
Member since 2008
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves 6 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 15

Why I Love This Recipe

This is a great fall recipe. If your a vegetarian, you'll love this dish!

Ingredients You'll Need

1 oz dried porcini mushrooms
1 ½ cups hot water
3 carrots, peeled and chopped
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves
¼ cup olive oil
2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
5 oz assorted mushrooms, chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
½ cup red wine
½ cup mascarpone cheese
1 lb pasta (Rigatoni or Penne)
¼ cup Pecorino Romano or Parmesan Reggiano
Salt and Pepper, to taste


Place the dried mushrooms in a small bowl, cover with 1 ½ cups very hot water. Set aside 5-10 min. Place the vegetables (carrots, onion, bell pepper, garlic) in a food processor and pulse till finely chopped. Place olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat, add the vegetables and thyme. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 min until the vegetables are tender. Strain the dried mushrooms and set aside the liquid. Add the tomato paste and mushrooms (fresh and dried) to the sauté pan. Once the mushrooms are tender, add the mushroom liquid and red wine. Bring liquid to a boil and let simmer till reduced by half. Take off the heat and stir in the mascarpone cheese. Set to the side. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add pasta until al dente. Drain the pasta reserving ¼ cup of the water. Add reserved water to the sauce. Toss the pasta with sauce and top with Pecorino Romano.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Hi, I'm BakeBot!

Got cooking questions? I've got answers!

For a customized chat, select response style: Home Cook, Pro Cook, or Adventurous (with a side of sass)

I can also help modify any recipe on BakeSpace.

Ask away!
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!