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Classic Bolognese Sauce

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If you want to treat yourself to a hearty meal prepare this sauce and pour it over any type of pasta.
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Onion 1⁄2 , chopped
  Canned tomatoes 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Italian parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  White wine 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boneless chuck 2 Pound
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Parmigiano-reggiano 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), grated
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. In a large stock pot heat the olive oil over medium heat.
2. Add the onion and garlic. Saute until the onions are translucent.
3. Add the canned crushed tomatoes, Italian parsley, white wine, marjoram, and rosemary.
4. Bring to a boil and lower to simmer. Cooked uncovered for 3 hours. Add the butter, salt and pepper to taste.
5. In a second stockpot heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the meat and brown each side.
6. Add the water, red wine, and garlic. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cover and cook for 2 hours.
7. Allow the meat to cool until it can be handled and then shred. Stir in the sauce.
8. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and cream. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook for an additional 20 minutes covered on low heat and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Low Sugar
Won't you like to try a homemade Bolognese sauce? In this video the chef shows you how to make a classic Italian meat sauce. This video is impressive and well explained. Make this classic Italian sauce recipe to treat your family and friends with a hearty meal and enjoy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3910 Calories from Fat 2090

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 236 g363.3%

Saturated Fat 86.4 g432.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 438.7 mg146.2%

Sodium 5434.8 mg226.5%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.2%

Dietary Fiber 24.2 g97%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 297 g593.3%

Vitamin A 290.5% Vitamin C 240.8%

Calcium 144.8% Iron 108.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Bolognese Sauce Recipe Video