Slow Cooker Bolognese

Slow Cooker Bolognese

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Most of us are busy and really don’t have lots of time to cook. A slow cooker is perfect for Bolognese sauce. When you get home from a long day all you need to do is boil the pasta of your choice. If you have leftover sauce then by all means freeze it for another night’s dinner. 

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion (Minced)
  • 2 Celery Stalks (Minced)
  • 2 Carrots (Minced)
  • 2 Pounds Ground Sirloin
  • 1/3 Cup Dry White Wine
  • 7 Cups Crushed Tomatoes (56 Ounces)
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Half & Half
  1. In large-size sauté pan add olive oil. Turn heat to medium-low and add onions, celery, and carrots. Cook for 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Turn heat to medium high and add ground sirloin, kosher salt, and pepper. Cook for 8 minutes until browned. Drain any fat off and then add white wine. Cook 4 minutes until liquid reduces down.
  3. Place sirloin mixture to slow cooker. Add crushed tomatoes and bay leaves. Give a good stir. Cover slow cooker with lid and set to low. Cook 6 hours.
  4. Remove and throw away bay leaves.
  5. Before serving add half & half. Stir and serve over pasta of your choice.
  6. Serves 8
  7. "Work With What You Got!"
  8. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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