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Bolognese Sauce for Two

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  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 g)
  Pancetta rashers/Smoked streaky bacon rashers 2 , rinded and finely chopped
  Onion 1 Small, skinned and finely chopped
  Beef 6 Ounce, minced (175 g)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and finely chopped
  Celery stick 1 Small, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 Small, peeled and finely chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Tomato puree 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Dry white wine 75 Milliliter (5 tablespoons)
  Beef stock 75 Milliliter (5 tablespoons)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste, freshly ground

1) In a saucepan, heat the oil and butter and saute the pancetta or bacon and onion for 2-3 minutes until soft.
2) Mix in the minced beef and stir 5 minutes more, to break up any lumps, until it is lightly browned.
3) Stir in the garlic, celery, carrot and bay leaf and simmer, stirring continuously, for 2 minutes more.
4) Add in the tomato puree, wine, stock and seasoning, stir well to mix.
5) Let the mixture boil, and lower the heat.

6) Put the lid on and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring at regular intervals.
7) Remove and discard the bay leaf.
8) Check and adjust seasoning.

9) Serve hot, over freshly cooked pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
105 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1043 Calories from Fat 671

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.9%

Saturated Fat 28.8 g143.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 220.2 mg73.4%

Sodium 2590.8 mg108%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.8%

Sugars 9.8 g

Protein 56 g111.8%

Vitamin A 185.6% Vitamin C 27%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bolognese Sauce For Two Recipe