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  • 1 pounds - Ground beef, 85% lean
  • 1 cups - Diced onion
  • 1 tablespoons - Minced garlic
  • 1 whole - Carrot, shredded
  • 1 tablespoons - Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoons - Garlic powder
  • 1 whole - Bay leaf
  • - Salt and ground black pepper
  • 42 ounces - Canned crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 9 ounces - Dried or fresh pasta
  • 1 tablespoons - Butter
  • 1/2 cups - Grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for serving
  • Directions:

    1. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Stir in the beef, onion, garlic, and carrots. Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease. Stir in the oregano, garlic powder, bay leaf, salt, and black pepper. Add the tomatoes and water. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and continue to simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Pour all but 2 cups of the sauce in an airtight container and freeze for future use.
    2. Cook pasta according to package instructions and drain.
    3. Stir butter and Parmesan cheese into reserved 2 cups of sauce over medium heat. Stir noodles into sauce, and toss until pasta is well-coated. Serve in large bowls with more Parmesan cheese.

    Brief Description

    Bolognese Sauce

    Main Ingredient:

    Ground beef

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 50 min

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    Posted On:

    March 18, 2013

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