Italian Bolognese Sauce Recipe (Tomato Meat Sauce)

Bolognese Sauce 


• 1 tbsp oilive oil 15 mL

• 1 onion, chopped

• 1 clove garlic

• 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef

• 1 tsp each salt and pepper 2 mL (or to taste)

• 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) whole tomatoes

• 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) crushed tomatoes

• whole dried red chili pepper

• 1 tsp oregano

• 5 leaves fresh basil

• grated cheese


1• In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic; cook until lightly browned

2• Add beef, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until meat is cooked through, stirring constantly.

3• Stir in tomatoes, bay leaf, chili pepper, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

4• Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook pasta 10 minutes or al dente. Drain pasta and add sauce mixture.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour

Makes 4 servings

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