Bolognese Sauce

    1 hour

    This is a wonderful homemade pasta sauce that is packed with veggies like carrot and diced tomatoes, you can add other vegetables if desired.

    87 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • oil, for frying
    • 1 garlic clove, crushed
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 450g mince
    • 2 carrots, finely diced
    • 5 sticks celery, diced
    • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
    • 1 cup (250ml) beef stock
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried Italian herbs, basil, oregano, etc.

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and brown the garlic, onions and mince.
    2. Add the carrots and celery then cook until tender.
    3. Stir in the puree, stock, tomatoes and herbs. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes. Serve with spaghetti or pasta of your choice.

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    How much celery is needed in this recipe as it was not mentioned on the ingredient list. I'm confused???  -  08 Sep 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    omg... tastes lovely, no more jars of dolmio for me and my brood !!  -  22 Mar 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    I was very impressed with this bolognese, have tried several over the years but this is the first one the whole family loved! I added worcestershire sauce, and a squirt of ketchup! This is one to be saved in your favourites!!!!!!!!  -  08 Oct 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)