Bolognese Sauce

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

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 Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 oz) Muir Glen™ 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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

You can use beef broth for the red wine.

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
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.