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Tasty Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

Bolognese Sauce - Serve with Fettucini or Spaghetti or pasta of your choice.Fantastic easy make ahead meal when entertaining. Serve with homemade garlic bread and a salad.

Ingredients

5 garlic cloves
1 brown onion
1 carrot
1 -2 stalk celery
olive oil
500 g lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups beef stock, about 3 cubes (good quality!)
1 cup red wine
1 (400 g) can chopped peeled roma tomatoes
1 (400 g) can tomato puree
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 bunch parsley
salt and pepper


Directions

1 Chop the garlic, onion, carrot, celery rather fine.

2Fry on low-medium heat in quite a bit of olive oil for about 5-10 minutes until soft. Put aside.

3Fry the meat in some olive oil over high heat until really brown and the liquid has evaporated.

4 Pour over the red wine, let it cook for about a minute, then add the stock, cans of tomato, sugar and the vegetables.

Add half the parsley and some pepper, as well as some more olive oil (about 2 tablespoons).

5 Simmer on low-medium heat covered for about 1.5 - 2 hours (dont reduce the time!).

6 Adjust seasoning, probably it needs a bit more salt, and add the remaining parsley.

7 Serve with fettucini or spaghetti

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