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Bolognese Sauce

Yield 2 quarts


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 stalks celery cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut into eights
  • 1/4 cup parsley sprigs
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 6 large ripe tomatoes, cut into sixths
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 cups dry red wine

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add carrots, celery, onion, parsley, ground beef, ground pork and garlic. Saute 20 minutes. Remove mixture from heat and cool 10 minutes.

    Assemble the KitchenAid® Food Grinder using coarse grinding plate and attach to the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Turn to Speed 4 and grind mixture into a 6-quart pot. Assemble the KitchenAid® Fruit/Vegetable Strainer attachment and attach to the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Turn to Speed 4 and strain tomatoes. Measure out 4 cups puree. Add tomato puree, basil, oregano, bay leaf, salt, pepper, tomato paste, water and wine to meat mixture.

    Cover and simmer on medium-low heat for 1 hour.

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