Recipe Details

Bolognese Sauce

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

This traditional Italian meat sauce is a snap to make and freezes well. Make a big batch so you always have some on hand. Use it as a base sauce for lasagna or ladle some over any shape of pasta, from angel hair to ziti.

Name: Amount:
lean 90 percent ground beef 0.75
chopped onion 0.50 cup
clove garlic, minced 1 ea
carrot,coarsely chopped 0.25 cup
can diced tomatoes in puree, undrained 16
dry red wine 0.25 cup
chopped fresh basil 1 Tbsp
chopped fresh oregano 2 tsp
salt 0.75 tsp
fresh ground black pepper 0.16 tsp
tomato paste 1 Tbsp
1:

Brown the ground beef in a large nonstick skillet with the onion, garlic, and carrot over medium heat; drain off the fat and return the beef and vegetables to the skillet.

2:

Add the tomatoes with their liquid, the wine, and the seasonings and herbs. Cover and simmer for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3:

Stir in the tomato paste; simmer, uncovered for 5 to 10 minutes, until slightly thickened.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 203
Calories from Fat 79
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 63mg
Sodium 694mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 9g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Vegetable3 Meat, lean