Bolognese Sauce - Slow Cooker

This rich slow-cooker sauce can be spooned over spaghetti, polenta or penne, and served with grated Parmesan on the side. Use leftover sauce to incorporate into a baked ziti or zesty stew.

Bolognese Sauce - Slow Cooker

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 1

    small onion, chopped

  • 1

    celery rib, finely chopped

  • 1

    carrot, finely chopped

  • 2

    pounds lean ground beef

  • Salt and pepper

  • Pinch of nutmeg

  • 1

    cup whole milk

  • 1

    cup white wine

  • 2

    28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes

Directions

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, celery and carrot and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Turn heat to high, add beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Pour in milk and wine and bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook at a lively simmer until most of liquid has evaporated, about 15 minutes. Transfer mixture to slow cooker, stir in tomatoes, cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Remove top, stir and cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 30 minutes longer.


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