Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

  • Servings: 5 or 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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This is something you do when you have the time and you are in the mood for comfort food. You can’t rush this sauce. This is one variation of it. It’s is very meaty. I will give you suggestions on alternates lower to help make it your own.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of ground turkey
  • 12 ounces of hot Italian sausage sliced thinly
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery chopped
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1 tsp of dried basil
  • 1 tsp of dried parsley
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp of sugar

Directions

  1. In large Dutch oven, brown meat over medium-high heat.
  2. Remove meat and cook vegetables. Once vegetables are tender add meat back.
  3. Add milk and simmer uncovered until milk is almost completely evaporated
  4. Stir in broth and simmer uncovered until nearly evaporated.
  5. Stir in tomatoes and spices and paste.

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories 426
  • Sugar 16.5 g
  • Carbohydrates 15.25 g
  • Protein 30 g
  • Fiber 4.75 g
  • Fat 23.6 g

This is where you can fun. You can change your meats. As long as you keep the weight the same you are good. Example 4 ounces less of Italian sausage and increase 4 ounces of bacon. Change the turkey meat for ground beef. The amount of spice is up to you. Have fun and make it your own.

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