Bolognese Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    7 to 8 cups

    • Difficulty


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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This is a delicious meat sauce, enriched by milk, which is cooked off so that the solids brown and deepen the flavor. It’s great as is on spaghetti, and will make enough for one big pan of lasagna. Hell, why not add some chili powder and serve it on buns as sloppy Joes? This recipe can be halved.

For a vegetarian version, sauté 2 pounds/900 grams diced cremini mushrooms. Make the sauce without the meat, then add the mushrooms about 5 minutes b