Easy Prosciutto Bolognese

    1 hour 40 minutes

    This is a very simple Bolognese-style sauce with a distinctive flavour provided by prosciutto. Serve with your favourite pasta.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 500g lean beef mince
    • 100g prosciutto, chopped
    • 50g butter
    • 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
    • 4 tablespoons tomato purée
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour40min 

    1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil. Add mince and continue cooking. Stir in prosciutto and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add 1/2 of the butter, chopped tomatoes and tomato purée. Let sauce simmer for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
    2. Simmer for one hour. Add remaining butter and simmer for an additional half hour.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Easy and tasty, will make again!! I used 3 tomatoes instead of two, otherwise followed exactly! The whole family loved it.  -  21 Jul 2008


    A great uncomplicated recipe for complete beginners like me! I used tinned chopped toms as I didn't have fresh, but other than that, perfect.  -  21 Jul 2008


    It is really the most flavourful meat sauce I have ever had.  -  21 Jul 2008