Red Wine Bolognese
This particular red wine based Bolognese recipe is super easy and sure to be a fast family favorite.
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
parmesan cheese (grated)
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.