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Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller

Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce

All You JANUARY 2010

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:8 Hours, 30 Minutes
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.55

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes

Preparation

1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, celery and carrot and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Turn heat to high, add beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

2. Pour in milk and wine and bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook at a lively simmer until most of liquid has evaporated, about 15 minutes.

3. Transfer mixture to slow cooker, stir in tomatoes, cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Remove top, stir and cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 30 minutes longer.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 313
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 82mg
  • Sodium: 822mg
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