Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

Savor a full-bodied northern Italian meat sauce that's classically made with both beef and pork and also enhanced with wine.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/2
lb bulk mild Italian pork sausage
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic tomato sauce
1/2
cup dry red wine
1/4
cup chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves, crushed
2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  1. In 4-quart saucepan, cook beef, sausage, onion, carrot, celery and garlic over medium heat, stirring frequently, until beef and sausage are thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, breaking up with spoon. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Serve over cooked pasta as desired.
Makes 8 servings (3/4 cup each)
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Substitution
You can use beef broth for the red wine.
Success
Always cook pasta uncovered at a fast and continuous boil with plenty of water. This ensures that the pasta will be cooked evenly and won't stick together.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 770mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.