bolognese sauce

Posted by

1 pound pasta (My preference with this sauce is Linguine)
1/2 pd. Ground beef
1/2 pd. Ground pork
6 oz. tomato paste
1 small onion finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
2 ~ 3 bay leaves
Pinch nutmeg
4 Tablespoons EVOO
Salt as desired
In large pan sauté the olive oil ~ add the bay leaves & onion. Sauté til the onion is translucent, add celery & carrot. Let them cook for about 4 mins. & salt as desired. Add the nutmeg. Add the paste & 1 cup of water, mix well, lower the flame to low & simmer approx. 30 minutes. If the sauce gets too dry, add some hot water or pasta water.
Cook the pasta i. Salted water til al denote ~ drain & mix with the Bolognese sauce.
Mangia! Let me know how you like it!
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *