Bolognese Sauce with Meat Recipe
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- ¼ pound thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
- ¼ cup tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
step 1: In a large saucepan saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil. Add ground beef and continue cooking. Stir in prosciutto and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of the butter, chopped tomatoes, and tomato paste. Let sauce simmer for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
step 2: Simmer for one hour. Add additional butter and simmer for an additional half hour.