Slow-Cooker Bolognese Sauce

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by pansregnig

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Top Review by SarahEmmm

This is an excellent recipe, with a wide enough range of ingredients to make a sauce with good depth of flavour. I added sliced mushrooms, as I had some to use up, and used it in a lasagne.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  2. Add ground sirloin and bulk sausage; cook until no longer pink.
  3. Using a fine-mesh sieve, drain fat; set beef and sausage aside.
  4. Mince onion, celery, carrot, and garlic in a food processor; transfer to a 4- to 6-qt. slow cooker.
  5. Add meat mixture, tomatoes, milk, wine, beef broth, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, salt, basil, oregano, red pepper flakes, and fennel seed to slow cooker.
  6. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  7. Immediately before serving sauce, stir in mascarpone or cream cheese.

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