Twisted Sausage Bolognese Sauce

“A twist on the traditional Bolognese sauce (ragù alla bolognese in Italian, also known by its French name sauce bolognaise). Which is a meat-based sauce for pasta originating in Bologna, Italy. Bolognese sauce is sometimes taken to be a tomato sauce, but authentic recipes have only a small amount of tomato concentrate. This recipe uses sausage instead of the beef and crushed tomatoes in place of the paste then simmered down to intensify the flavors. In the sauce are healthy ingredients your picky eaters will never know are there. This freezes well so make the whole recipe and store in small amounts using for topping pasta, pizza dough or to dip bread into it. But you can cut the recipe down if you like. But you will be sorry. ;).”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
14
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot brown sausage, breaking into small pieces.
  2. Once browned remove to a paper towel lined dish to remove excess fat.
  3. Add olive oil just to coat bottom of pot.
  4. Saute the carrots through mushrooms about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and arugula stir in and cook 1 minute.
  6. Season with salt, pepper, sugar, parsley, basil, and oregano.
  7. Add wine and reduce 5 minutes.
  8. Add crushed tomatoes.
  9. Simmer 1 hour.
  10. Stir in half and half.
  11. With an immersion blender give a quick blend if needed to give the sauce an even texture.
  12. Simmer over very low heat for 1/2-1 an hour. Stirring through out simmering.
  13. Serve over pasta. Garnish with additional basil and top with a generous amount of grated Parmigiano cheese.
  14. Manga Manga.

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