Bolognese is a meat-based sauce that originates from Bologna, Italy. Today’s secret recipe will show you how to make Olive Garden’s rich and hearty bolognese sauce. This sauce is great on pasta, or for making lasagna, baked ziti and more. Use fresh herbs in this recipe to create the best flavor. This sauce freezes well too.
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Olive Garden(™) Bolognese Sauce
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2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 celery, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 pound ground beef
6 ounces Italian sausage, skinned
1 cup red wine (Merlot or Pinot Nior recommended)
28 ounces crushed tomatoes, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped (or 1/4 teaspoon dry)
1 teaspoon fresh sage
Heat oil in a large pan. Add celery, carrot, onion, and garlic and cook about 5 minutes.
Add meat and cook 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. De-glaze pan with wine; let it reduce.
Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients and stir; simmer for about 1 hour.
Serve over fresh, hot pasta.
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