Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce


How to Prepare

   Veal (1 lb.)

   Ground beef (2 lbs.)

   Pancetta (½ lb.)

   Salt (1 ½ tsp.) Pepper (¼ tsp.) 

   Olive oil (1/3 cup)

   Celery (1 cup – chopped)

  Wine (1/3 cup – white)

   Onion (1 cup – chopped)

   Garlic (6 cloves)

   Parsley (½ cup – Italian flat)

   Butter (¼ cup)

   Pasta (2 lbs.)

   Cream (1 cup)

   San Marzano tomatoes (1 large can –         crushed)


  1. To make soffrito, coat a pan with 1/3 cup of olive oil. 
  2. Add garlic, butter, onion, parsley and celery. 
  3. Cook the ingredients down. 
  4. Add butter until its melted and add white wine. 
  5. Remove the mixture from the pan but keeping the oil in the bottom. 
  6. Add the pancetta and cook until it is brown. 
  7. Remove the cooked pancetta from the pan but keeping the oil in the bottom. 
  8. Add the ground beef and veal and cook until browned. 
  9. Reduce the heat to low and add the pancetta and the soffrito mixture to the meat.
  10. Add the tomato sauce tot eh mixture and season with salt and pepper. 
  11. Add the cream to the sauce. Stir to combine and remove from the heat. 
  12. Drizzle the bowl with olive oil and add the pasta and sauce. 
  13. Top with parmesan cheese and parsley. Enjoy!