Recipes and Cooking Pasta with Bolognese Sauce 4.6 (16) 2 Reviews Bolognese sauce is a hearty Italian mix of meat, veggies, wine, and cream. Serve it over your favorite cut of pasta for a classic comfort food dinner. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 2, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 40 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Total Time: 70 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce packaged dried pasta, such as spaghetti, linguine, or penne 1 pound bulk sweet Italian sausage or ground beef 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) ½ cup finely chopped carrot (1 medium) ½ cup chopped green sweet pepper (1/2 large) ¼ cup chopped celery (1/2 stalk) 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 pound roma tomatoes, peeled (if desired), seeded, and chopped (about 4 cups), or two 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes, undrained 1 6 ounce can tomato paste ½ cup dry red wine or beef broth 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 2 teaspoon snipped fresh marjoram or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup whipping cream 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian parsley Directions In a large saucepan cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan cook sausage, onion, carrot, sweet pepper, celery, and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, dried herbs (if using), salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. If necessary, uncover and simmer for 10 minutes more or to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream, parsley, and fresh herbs (if using); heat through. Serve sauce over hot pasta. Matthew Clark and Hannah Bigot Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 570 Calories 22g Fat 60g Carbs 22g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 570 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22g 28% Saturated Fat 10g 50% Cholesterol 66mg 22% Sodium 652mg 28% Total Carbohydrate 60g 22% Total Sugars 9g Protein 22g Vitamin C 39mg 195% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 3.4mg 19% Potassium 719mg 15% Folate, total 133.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.