Classic Bolognese Sauce

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Johanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“This is my take on a simple and classic Bolognese sauce. I always cook a little more, so that I have at least two portions stored in my freezer. 🍝🥫#stayhomekeepcooking”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
180
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
500 g mixed ground meat
red onion
carrots
2 stalks celery
2 strips lemon peels
1 leaf bay leaf
400 g canned whole peeled tomatoes
1 clove garlic
6 sprigs rosemary
salt
pepper
100 g olive oil

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • cast iron pot
  • Step 1/7

    Peel and dice the onion and garlic. Rinse the celery and carrots and cut them into small cubes.
    • red onion
    • carrots
    • 2 stalks celery
    • 1 clove garlic
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Peel and dice the onion and garlic. Rinse the celery and carrots and cut them into small cubes.

  • Step 2/7

    Heat some olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot and sear the ground meat for approx. 5 min. or until nice and brown.
    • 500 g mixed ground meat
    • 100 g olive oil
    • cast iron pot

    Heat some olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot and sear the ground meat for approx. 5 min. or until nice and brown.

  • Step 3/7

    Add and sauté the diced carrots, celery, onions and garlic. 🥕

  • Step 4/7

    Add two strips of lemon zest, bay leaf, and rosemary. 🍋
    • 2 strips lemon peels
    • 1 leaf bay leaf
    • 6 sprigs rosemary

    Add two strips of lemon zest, bay leaf, and rosemary. 🍋

  • Step 5/7

    Add the canned tomatoes.🥫
    • 400 g canned whole peeled tomatoes

    Add the canned tomatoes.🥫

  • Step 6/7

    Let simmer for approx. 2 -3 h. covered over medium-high heat.

  • Step 7/7

    Serve the Bolognese sauce with spaghetti. I like to add some parmesan and in this case some wild garlic pesto. 🍝

    Serve the Bolognese sauce with spaghetti. I like to add some parmesan and in this case some wild garlic pesto. 🍝

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