La Genovese

La Genovese


"Ground beef with minced carrots and onions -- serve over bow tie or penne pasta. Buonappetito!!!"


15 m servings 332 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 332 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 28.5 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 441 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook beef, stirring to break up clumps, until it begins to brown. Stir in carrots, onion, salt and pepper. Continue to stir and cook until vegetables begin to soften and meat juices run clear, 5 minutes. Pour in wine and cook one minute more. Serve.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Four stars only because this is worth trying. It _is_ simple, obviously, but also very fast. Try extra virgin olive oil or - if you have some - spiced olive oil (i.e. with hot peppers in it fo...

By itself this recipe was very bland. However, after adding quite a bit of Louisiana hot sauce, it tasted delicious. Goes very well with pasta.

A little bland for my taste. Though a little cheese on top helped.

I read other posts and searched out more imput on other ingredients to make less bland. I used 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, 1 tsp dried marjoram, 1/2 tsp fennel seed and grated parmesan on top af...

It seemed to me like it didn't have a taste at all. So I added a package of beef bouillon and water for taste. It came out alot better after that.

I make a similar dish to this and serve it over rice. I usually add a pack of brown gravy mix to mine and sometimes I put in some petite pois (small peas). I was wanting to cook this dish tonigh...

This was very good and I am sure would taste super good over pasta. I however made a departure from the original recipe as I did not want to serve pasta to my family tonight. I made mini patti...

Good recipe, but I'd advise not to use white cooking wine - just doesn't have enough flavor. Next time I will use real wine, likely more than the recipe calls for, otherwise it may be too bland.

Not sure what this dish really is but 4 stars for ease of preparation and decent flavours. We had it with WW tortilla and topped with shredded cheddar cheese. That combination made it tasty! Als...