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Red Wine Bolognese

Red Wine Bolognese

Date Added: 20/03/2012


This particular red wine based Bolognese recipe is super easy and sure to be a fast family favorite.

 

Ingredients:

1 lb.               ground beef
1/2 lb.            ground sausage
2 14 oz.         cans of diced tomatoes
1/2 cup         red wine
2 Tbsp          olive oil
1                    medium onion diced
5                    garlic cloves minced
1 tsp             oregano
1 tsp             basil
1 bay             leaf
1 Tbsp         sugar
salt
pepper
parmesan cheese (grated)
 

Method:

1) Begin by pouring two tablespoons of olive oil in a pan on medium heat. Add diced onion and minced garlic cloves, stir until tender.

2) Add ground beef and sausage along with the oregano, basil, and a teaspoon of salt and 1/2 tsp of pepper.

3) Brown the beef and sausage. Add the two cans of diced tomatoes (or sub in 3 cups of fresh tomatoes) and the bay leaf. Now carefully pour in the wine and the Tablespoon of sugar to the mixture and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4) Adjust seasonings to taste and serve over your favorite form of pasta and top with grated parmesan cheese.

 

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