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Bolognese Sauce Recipe

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Celebrate National Spaghetti day with this tasty recipe for Bolognese sauce!

spaghetti with bolognese sauce on a plate ready for serving

This is my favorite spaghetti sauce recipe. My children love spaghetti, it is their favorite type of pasta.

Sometimes I will tell them we are having spaghetti for dinner and then serve up a different shape of pasta, like shells, and I hear lots of complaints.  When I say spaghetti they want spaghetti, not just pasta!

This recipe is basically a standard Bolognese sauce made with sausage instead of ground beef.  The sausage and the wine give a the sauce a nice rich taste.

We like it with spicy sausage, but you could always use sweet if you don’t like your pasta a little spicy. I always make a big pot and freeze it for 3 or 4 meals.

spaghetti topped with bolognese sauce on a blue and white plate

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Yield: 4

Bolognese Sauce with Spicy Sausage

spaghetti topped with bolognese sauce on a blue and white plate

Make this tasty Bolognese sauce for your pasta!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Spicy Italian Sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 2 Tablespoon oregano
  • 2 Tablespoon basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cans 28 Ounce crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Cook the sausage in a large pan until browned. Drain the sausage leaving only a little grease in the pan to cook the onions and carrots.
  2. Add the onions and carrots and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the spices, garlic, and tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the wine, tomatoes and milk and let simmer for 1 1/2 - 2 hours.

Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 706Saturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 128mgSodium: 1408mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 6gSugar: 15gProtein: 32g

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