About Our PASTA BEEF BOLOGNESE
- 1 Serving Backpacking Meal
- Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef)
- all-natural dehydrated & freeze-dried ingredients
- 800 calories
- 30 g protein
- Meal Net Weight: 7.4 oz | 210 g
- Meal Includes: seasoned pasta; marinara mix; organic extra virgin olive oil packet; parmesan cheese packet
- Required: cookpot (pasta must be boiled in a pot of water for 9 minutes - any standard pot will do); boiling water; cool water
- Recommended: long-handled spoon; Cook-in-Cozy™
all interior packets and clay desiccants (2 total) from main pouch and bolognese pouch.
1-1/2 cups (12 oz / 354 ml) of water in a pot.
seasoned pasta and olive oil to the boiling water - stir and cover.
at a rolling boil for 9 minutes, stirring once until half of the pasta water remains.
bolognese mix to the main meal pouch. Then add 1/2 cup (4 oz / 118 ml) of cool water to the bolognese mix. Stir, seal and set aside.
hot pasta and pasta water into bolognese.
air from pouch; seal and place in Cook-in-Cozy™ to rest for 5 minutes.
topped with Parmesan Cheese!
Ingredients & Nutrition
Gemelli Pasta (100% pure Italian durum wheat, niacin, ferrous sulfate [iron], thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Organic Tomato Paste (organic tomatoes, silicon dioxide), Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Spices, Sweet Basil, Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, Basil Pesto (basil, romano cheese, salt, spices, garlic powder), Organic Carrot Granules, Red and Green Bell Peppers, Minced White Onion, Diced Sweet Onion, Green Bell Pepper, Sea Salt, Spinach, Parmesan Cheese (partially skim milk, cultures, salt, enzymes, disodium phosphate), Mushrooms, Zucchini Squash, Celery
CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION: Parmesan Cheese Packet
CONTAINS: Milk, Wheat
PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.
Sure, beef Bolognese may sound kind of basic, but the flavors are deep and miles ahead of what most other backpacking companies are making. You need a pot to boil the pasta for this dish, but everything else is easy to prepare. There’s an upside: With just-add-water pasta, the manufacturer decides how al dente you want it—and often it’s not toothsome enough for my liking. With this method, I can control my pasta chew.
— Outside Online: The 10 Best New Backpacking Meals 2017, June 2017
frequently asked questions
We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking™" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy™. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag™ preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy™ folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.
Great flavor and filling. Like this for the special dinner treat on long treks when need the calories. Another great offering fro Pack It Gourmet
Yum! Love this one. Yes, it's a little bulkier than others, but worth it if you've got the room. One of my favorites.
Decent meal, but not great. One of their heavier meals weight-wise. Given the high weight/nutrient ratio and the average flavor, I don’t think I’ll buy this again.
MY NEW FAVORITE! I can't say enough about the flavor. Super easy to make, but oh lordy is it amazing. I'll be taking this with me on every trip. Buying more right now!
Had this on a one night trip. Couldn't get over the great flavor. Very satisfying will order again.
Prep was a little more involved that I originally thought. If you are tight on water, especially in desert conditions, this pack uses a decent amount of water. Other than that concern, the whole dish rehydrated really well. Words can't explain the flood of amazing.