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Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Makes: 5 to 6 servings
Serving size: 1 1/2cups pasta + 1/2 cup sauce
Prep 40 mins Cook 45 mins
Pasta with Bolognese Sauce
Ingredients
  • 12  ounces  bulk sweet Italian sausage or ground beef
  • 1  cup  chopped onion (1 large)
  • 1/2  cup  finely chopped carrot
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1/4  cup  chopped celery
  • 4  cloves garlic, minced
  • 3  pounds  Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 4 cups), or two 14.5-ounce cans tomatoes, undrained and cut up
  • 1 6  ounce can  tomato paste
  • 1/2  cup  dry red wine or beef broth
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh basil or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 2  teaspoons  snipped fresh marjoram or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1/4  cup  whipping cream
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh parsley
  • 10  ounces  dried pasta, such as spaghetti, linguine, or penne
Directions

1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven cook the sausage, onion, carrot, sweet pepper, celery, and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain.

2. Carefully stir in tomato, tomato paste, wine, dried herbs (if using), salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover; simmer for 10 to 15 minutes more or to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream, parsley, fresh herbs (if using); heat through.

3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Serve sauce over hot pasta. Makes 5 to 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Pasta with Bolognese Sauce)
  • Servings Per Recipe 5,
  • cal. (kcal) 549,
  • Fat, total (g) 21,
  • chol. (mg) 62,
  • sat. fat (g) 9,
  • carb. (g) 61,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 10,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 5,
  • sugar (g) 10,
  • pro. (g) 21,
  • vit. A (IU) 1263,
  • vit. C (mg) 50,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 6,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 129,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 653,
  • Potassium (mg) 643,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Vegetables () 2,
  • Starch () 4,
  • High-Fat Meat () 1,
  • Fat () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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