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Bolognese sauce


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"Variation of bon appetit recipe fr the Best Bolognese sauce."

Serves 4 Servings | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 3 hrs.

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe is one of the best bologenese sauces I have ever tasted. It is just amazing. It is easy to cook and the preperation is not difficult eithe. You are going to love it.


Ingredients You'll Need

1 small carrot
l stalk of celery
l medium sweet onion
extra virgin olive oil
l lb of ground beef or meatloaf mix
salt
pepper
1 cup dry white wine
1 small can of tomato paste
2 cups chicken broth (low sodium preferred)
1 cup of milk
some fresh basil
1 1/4 cups milk
1 tsp butter


Directions

1. Place onion, celery, and carrot in a food processor and chop until very fine.


2. In a large pot heat oil over medium heat. Add beef in small chuncks to pot and season with salt add pepper. Stir occasionally and cook beef until it is lightly browned for about 7 minutes. It is ok if the beef remains a little pink in spots, just be sure beef is not crisp. Transfer beef to medium sized bowl while trying to leave drippings in pan.


3. Add onion, celery and carrot mixture to pot until all vegetables are very soft. Remember to stir occasionally. This can take about 7 minutes also.


4. Return the beef to the pot and add wine. Cook over medium heat until wine is evaorated. While wine is evaporating smash meat as much as possible with wooden spoon. This should take about 12-15 minutes. .


5. Add tomato paste and bay leaf and cook stirring occasionally for about 5 minuts.


6. Pour checken broth and milk into pot. Add butter.


7. Lower heat to lowest setting and cook sirring occasionally, until meat is very tender. Make sure sause is uncoverd and not bubbling more then occasionally if at all. This will take about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.


8. While sauce is cooking continue stirring occasionally. If sauce begins to dry add about 1/2 cut more of chicken broth.


9. When ready taste and season if necessary with more salt and or pepper. Serve over your favorite pasta.


Pairs Well With

Can serve it as the meat and sauce for lasagana. If so make two batches. Is it worth it. Wait to you taste it and you will now why.


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