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Bolognese Sauce - Olive Garden


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  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 6 oz Italian sausage, skinned
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 18 oz can crushed tomatoes, chopped (ground)
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped (1/4 tsp dry)
  • 1 tsp fresh sage, chopped (1/4 tsp dry)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 75mins
Adapted from


Step 1

HEAT oil in a large pan.
Add celery, carrot, onion, garlic and cook about 5 minutes.
Add meat and cook 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

DEGLAZE pan with wine; let reduce.
Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients and stir.
Simmer for about 1 hour.

SERVE over fresh, hot pasta.


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