Bolognese Sauce

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

This is the perfect bolognese sauce, it goes wonderfully inside of a lasagna, on top of your favorite pasta, ravioli or tortellini. Make it for the holidays and impress everyone with your perfect bolognese sauce.

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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins

Ingredients
 7 oz Ground beef
 7 oz Ground pork
 1 cup Red wine
 16 oz Tomato sauce
 1 Small can of tomato paste
 2 Carrots
 2 Celery Stalks
 1 Onion
 Olive Oil
 2 tbsp Butter
 Fresh Basil
 Salt
 Pepper

Directions
1

Chop the vegetables (carrots, celery, onions) into small pieces (1/4” or about the size of a pencil eraser)

2

In a large pot, saute the chopped onion in the butter and a little olive oil.

3

Add the ground beef and the ground pork

4

Cook the meat well, breaking it into small bits with a wooden spoon, until sizzling and the juices/liquid have almost evaporated.

5

Stir in the wine and allow it to evaporate completely, stirring occasionally.

6

Add carrots, celery, salt and pepper, stirring while the vegetables cook a little

7

Stir in the tomato paste, then the tomato sauce and the basil

8

Bring sauce to a boil

9

Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours

Ingredients

Ingredients
 7 oz Ground beef
 7 oz Ground pork
 1 cup Red wine
 16 oz Tomato sauce
 1 Small can of tomato paste
 2 Carrots
 2 Celery Stalks
 1 Onion
 Olive Oil
 2 tbsp Butter
 Fresh Basil
 Salt
 Pepper

Directions

Directions
1

Chop the vegetables (carrots, celery, onions) into small pieces (1/4” or about the size of a pencil eraser)

2

In a large pot, saute the chopped onion in the butter and a little olive oil.

3

Add the ground beef and the ground pork

4

Cook the meat well, breaking it into small bits with a wooden spoon, until sizzling and the juices/liquid have almost evaporated.

5

Stir in the wine and allow it to evaporate completely, stirring occasionally.

6

Add carrots, celery, salt and pepper, stirring while the vegetables cook a little

7

Stir in the tomato paste, then the tomato sauce and the basil

8

Bring sauce to a boil

9

Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours

Bolognese Sauce