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Bolognese Meat Sauce

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 , finely chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , finely chopped
  Pancetta 1⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Ground veal 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned crushed italian-style tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Melt butter with oil in a large saucepan.
When butter foams, add onion, carrot, celery and pancet-ta.
Saute over medium heat until lightly browned.
Add veal.
Cook and stir until meat is no longer pink.
Season with salt and pepper.
Increase heat and stir in wine.
Cook until wine has evaporated.
Press tomatoes through a food mill or sieve, opposite, to remove seeds.
Stir tomato pulp into veal mixture.
Cover and reduce heat.
Simmer 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until sauce reaches a medium-thick consistency.
Stir occasionally during cooking.
Add milk and cook 5 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2030 Calories from Fat 1180

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g205.1%

Saturated Fat 57.9 g289.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 398.2 mg132.7%

Sodium 3608.1 mg150.3%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.8%

Sugars 20.6 g

Protein 80 g160.8%

Vitamin A 348.9% Vitamin C 155.6%

Calcium 55.5% Iron 78.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Bolognese Meat Sauce Recipe