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Bolognese Sauce

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars
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"An excellent chunky pasta sauce with beef, pork, lots of vegetables and tons of flavor. Freeze any unused portions for later use. If you have fresh herbs, you may substitute 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil for the dried basil in this recipe."
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Ingredients

1 h 35 m servings 471
Original recipe yields 9 servings (8 to 10 servings)

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, warm oil over medium heat and saute bacon, onion and garlic until bacon is browned and crisp; set aside.
  2. In large saucepan, brown beef and pork. Drain off excess fat. Stir in bacon mixture, mushrooms, carrots, celery, tomatoes, tomato sauce, wine, stock, basil, oregano, salt and pepper to saucepan. Cover, reduce heat and simmer one hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  4. Serve sauce over hot pasta.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 471 calories; 19.7 46.5 23.4 59 463 Full nutrition

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This is a very good recipe for bolognese sauce. Of course, as with most recipes, a little tweaking made it superb. I also fried the bacon first, then removed it from the pan and fried my onion...

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This is just your basic, everyday bolognese sauce. I only see one problem with this recipe... dried herbs. If you're going to use herbs, do it right and use fresh. They have about five times mor...

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This is a very good recipe for bolognese sauce. Of course, as with most recipes, a little tweaking made it superb. I also fried the bacon first, then removed it from the pan and fried my onion...

This is an EXCELLENT recipe. I have made it a number of times both for my family and for dinner parties. I have gotten rave reviews each time I have made it, and there is rarely any left. Eve...

This is just your basic, everyday bolognese sauce. I only see one problem with this recipe... dried herbs. If you're going to use herbs, do it right and use fresh. They have about five times mor...

AWESOME & DIVINE!!! I am bad about not following a recipe.......the only change I made with this GREAT recipe was the substitution of sliced/chopped Prosciutto Ham instead of the bacon...less gr...

This was really good spaghetti sauce. I am unable to follow recipe directions without changing a few things, so this is what I did. I used 3 oz of pancetta in place of the bacon and I used 4 c...

Excellent! Wonderful flavors! I made a double batch and I'm glad I did; it will be well worth pulling from the freezer when needed. I did make a few changes that all worked tastily: Cooking the ...

since my italian told me that the real bolognese sauce call out for chicken liver. i personally dont like the chicken liver but i was try to put it once , i have Salsiccia (italian sausage) left...

To make the bacon more palatable...take the bacon, onion, carrots, & garlic and olive oil and put them in a food processor and grind them up into a paste. Then carmelize this mixture. I also a...

My family truly enjoyed this sauce. It is rich and flavorful. It is very authentic. I did add quite a bit more tomato sauce, wine, and chicken stock than it called for.I also increased the simme...