Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese sauce is an authentic Italian meat sauce that's truly satisfying.

prepare vegetables

Dice the onions, carrots, and celery. Mince or press the garlic cloves. Set aside.

brown the meat

Add the ground meat to the pot and season with salt and pepper.

add tomato paste

allow it to cook into the meat for several minutes. Let the tomato paste brown slightly to enhance its flavor.

add remaining ingredients

Add the milk to the meat and vegetable mixture. Simmer until the milk has completely evaporated. Add the wine and bring the sauce to a boil. Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste, and spices


Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce the temperature to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for 2 to 4 hours.


This rich meaty pasta sauce is commonly served with a simple tagliatelle or as a sauce with lasagna bolognese.


In the fridge: Leftover sauce can be stored in the fridge for several days. In the freezer: Bolognese will keep in the freezer for months.

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