Contadina® Quick Bolognese Sauce


For a quick weeknight dinner, this Bolognese sauce with ground beef and veggies, beef broth or wine is a perfect dish for families on the go.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 3 ounces bacon, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup sliced celery

  • ½ cup chopped carrots

  • ½ cup COLLEGE INN® Fat Free & Lower Sodium Beef Broth, or red or white wine

  • 1 (28 ounce) can CONTADINA® Crushed Tomatoes

  • ¾ cup whole milk

  • Cooked pasta


  1. Brown beef, bacon, onion, celery and carrots in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until browned and crisp, about 10 minutes.

  2. Add broth; simmer until evaporated, scraping browned bits from bottom of pan.

  3. Stir in tomatoes and milk. Simmer over medium-low heat until sauce is thickened, about 15 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

389 Calories
13g Fat
40g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 389
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 535mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 347mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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