Delicious Veal and Pork Bolognese Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat.
  • Add in the diced bacon and saute until beginning to brown (about 5 minutes).
  • Add in the onion, celery, carrot, garlic, thyme, basil, dryed pepper flakes and bay leaves; saute for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Add in tomato paste; cook stiring with a wooden spoon for 2 minutes.
  • Then add in the ground veal and pork; cook until cooked through and well browned (about 12 minutes, the meat should be BROWNED well!).
  • Add in the wine then simmer for about 8 minutes uncovered.
  • Add in the broth and crushed tomatoes; reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring often with a wooden spoon.
  • Uncover and season with salt and pepper; simmer for another hour or more (uncovered).
  • If you prefer a creamy sauce, add in about 1/4 cup whipping cream towards the end of cooking.
  • Serve over cooked pasta and top with parmesan cheese.
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