Make a flavorful Tuscan Bolognese for dinner tonight

This Tuscan-style meat sauce is flavorful and pairs well with your favorite pasta.

News 12 Staff

May 4, 2020, 3:30 PM

Updated 1,542 days ago

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This Tuscan-style meat sauce is flavorful and pairs well with your favorite pasta.
Ingredients:
5 pounds ground sirloin
1 qt. Uncle Giuseppe's Marinara Sauce
1 large carrot
2 stalks celery
1 Spanish onion
4 cloves garlic
3-6 oz. cans tomato paste
2 cups red wine
2 qt. beef stock
Bundle of rosemary, thyme, sage and bay leaf
2 tbs. Kosher salt
1 Tsp. black pepper
Instructions:
Preheat large rondeau medium high, add beef and brown meat for 10 minutes.
Grate vegetables through a cheese grater. Tie herbs in a bundle.
Add shredded veg to beef and stir until veg slightly soft, season with salt and pepper.
Drain beef and veg through a colander, discard all fat and place beef and veg back into pan.
Add tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes. Avoid burning bottom of pan.
Add red wine, stir often and cook for 3 minutes or until all alcohol is burned off.
Add beef stock and marinara, then reduce heat to low and cook for 45 minutes.
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