Garden Style Bolognese Sauce
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2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion
3 cloves garlic
1 stalk celery
1 lb. ground beef
1 can (28oz.) tomato puree
2 Tbsp. fresh basil leaves, chopped
2 Tbsp. parsley
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1/4 c. Romano cheese
Take spaghetti in red sauce to a new level with this savory meat sauce.
Mince onion and garlic. Mince celery and garlic.
In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until onion is soft and translucent.
Add minced celery and carrot and sauté five more minutes.
Add ground meat to the skillet. Brown ground meat, breaking up large bits as it browns. When no pink remains, add tomato puree, basil, parsley, salt and pepper.
Simmer 30 min. to allow flavors to blend. Just prior to serving, stir in grated Romano cheese.
Serve over the pasta of your choice.
Submitted by Gretchen Grant
Contributed on: and modified on Tuesday June 3rd, 2008