9 Reviews

I am in the process of tweeking Bolognese dishes and finding the right preparation. While cooking this meal tonight, I fried the garlic and onion and then added Pancetta to the dish. Then added the meat until browned, followed by a can of San Marzano tomatoes, the tomato paste and the herbs. Delicious! I made the mistake of adding dry white wine to this dish as it brought out the bacon flavor. I then added some milk which dampened the enhanced bacon. Quite frankly, the Ragu was gorgeous without extra additions. Will keep this recipe in my handbook. Thank you.

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YoungGoodCook October 03, 2012

wonderful recipe! I added 3 shredded carrots. Thanks!

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Elaniemay May 06, 2010

I made this last night and it excellent> idid add some streaky bacon and mushrooms also and three basil leaves torn as well as a bay leaf. overall tho it was very nice that I had to have seconds. 10/10

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Ainsley Novice March 25, 2009

this is NOT bolognese a true (REAL) one contains finely diced carrot and celery and cream or at least milk don't get me wrong it is a nice recipe but NO it is not bolognese this is actually calles a RAGU (a ragu is a thick meat sauce and THIS IS A GOOD ONE

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rudecook March 21, 2009

This is the best & easiest bolognaise recipe that I have made. I needed something easy to prepare for my toddler & she loves it!!!!!!! I am sooooo happy. Besides this freezes so well. I can make a big batch and use it as I need to. Thanx a bunch.

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Zee Merchant February 03, 2007

Really good, I just love bolognaise, it takes me back to my time in London. I like to add a tablespoon or two of worcestershire sauce, it adds a nice little something. Other than that I pretty much stuck to the recipe. Thanks!

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Kettch23 November 17, 2006

Really easy & tasty although I did add a teaspoon of vegemite as I have done that with my old recipe. This is a keeper :)

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Jen T April 26, 2005

I have made the same bolognaise for many years but decided I would try someone elses. My family loved this one and, sad to say, I was informed that this was the best one I had made in a long time. What more can I say. Tasty, easy and will use often. Thanks for posting it.

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the european December 17, 2004

This is my type of bolognaise! Very satisfying, hearty and delicious. Instead of the can of tomatoes I sometimes use a jar of plain tomato pasta sauce instead, then add the paste for extra richness. I also like to add sliced mushrooms sometimes as well.

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dale! November 18, 2003
Spaghetti Bolognese