Bolognese Sauce

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Another good recipe to “stock up” on when the tomatoes are plentiful. You can multiply the recipe to suit how many tomatoes you have…and the size of your pot!

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Bolognese Sauce

Joan Donogh
Classic tomato and meat sauce.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Main
Cuisine American


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cups fresh tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 can 13 oz. tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1/2 cup red wine


  • Heat oil in a large pot. Add onion, garlic, celery and carrot. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add ground beef and cook until browned. Drain off excess fat.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  • Remove from heat, remove bay leaves. Serve with pasta, or cool and freeze.



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