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Bolognese Meat Sauce (Ragu Bolognese)

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 Small, finely chopped
  Celery stalks 1 Small, finely chopped
  Ground beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Ground lean pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Tomato sauce/Tomato paste 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef broth/Beef stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Melt butter in a skillet.
Stir in onion, carrot, and celery.
Cook until tender.
Add meat and cook over low heat 10 to 15 minutes.
Add tomato sauce, wine, 1/4 cup broth, salt, and pepper; mix well.
Simmer about 1 1/4 hours.
Stir in remaining broth, a small amount at a time, while the sauce is simmering.
Sauce should be thick.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1664 Calories from Fat 1125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g193.2%

Saturated Fat 52.2 g261%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 378.2 mg126.1%

Sodium 2142.5 mg89.3%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 15.8 g

Protein 86 g172.8%

Vitamin A 190% Vitamin C 44.3%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bolognese Meat Sauce (Ragu Bolognese) Recipe