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Lean Meat Ragu Bolognese

Ingredients
  Lean minced beef 6 Ounce (175 g)
  Chicken livers 3 Ounce, chopped small (75 g)
  Streaky bacon rashers 2 , unsmoked, finely chopped
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Small onion 1 , very finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Canned italian tomatoes 8 Ounce (1 tin, 225 g)
  Red wine 4 Tablespoon
  Tomato puree 1 Ounce (2 heaped tablespoons)
  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly milled black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 in a thick-based saucepan, heat the oil.
2 Add in the onion, bacon and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
3 Increase the heat, and add in the chicken livers and minced beef.
4 Brown them, stirring with a wooden spoon.
5 Pour in the contents of the tin of tomatoes, plus the tomato puree, wine, basil and some seasoning.
6 Cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
7 Remove the lid and continue to simmer gently for another 20-25 minutes.

SERVING
8 Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1008 Calories from Fat 567

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g97.6%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.7%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 427.3 mg142.4%

Sodium 1265.9 mg52.7%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g29%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 70 g140.7%

Vitamin A 232.5% Vitamin C 75%

Calcium 24% Iron 94.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lean Meat Ragu Bolognese Recipe