Nonna Consuelo's Authentic Italian Bolognese Sauce (From LIVE Wi

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown, crumble and drain the meat. Set it aside.
  • Peel onion, carrots and celery. Cut them in small pieces and finely chop them in food processor to a puree consistency.
  • In a 10 quart non-stick pot pour the olive oil and cook the pureed vegetables for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, at medium heat.
  • Add the meat, the tomatoes, the bouillon cubes, the garlic, the pepper and the sugar to the cooked vegetables.
  • Cook at low heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Finely chop the basil and crush the oregano. Add them to the cooking sauce.
  • Cook the sauce for an additional 1½ hours. Add the can of tomato paste to thicken sauce, if needed.
  • Remove the garlic, put it on a small dish and crush it into a puree consistency using a fork. Put it back in the sauce, stirring thoroughly.
  • Cook sauce for 5 more minutes.
  • **Note: Generally, the sauce is done when the garlic is soft.
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