What's Cooking: Tuscan Bolognese

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Vincent Olivieri, of Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, shows News 12's Lily Stolzberg how to make Tuscan Bolognese.

Ingredients:
5 pounds ground sirloin
1 qt. Uncle Giuseppe's Marinara Sauce
1 large carrot
2 stalks celery
1 Spanish onion
4 cloves garlic
3-6 oz. cans tomato paste
2 cups red wine
2 qt. beef stock
Bundle of rosemary, thyme, sage and bay leaf
2 tbs. Kosher salt
1 Tsp. black pepper

Instructions:
Preheat large rondeau medium high, add beef and brown meat for 10 minutes.

Grate vegetables through a cheese grater. Tie herbs in a bundle.

Add shredded veg to beef and stir until veg slightly soft, season with salt and pepper.

Drain beef and veg through a colander, discard all fat and place beef and veg back into pan.

Add tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes. Avoid burning bottom of pan.

Add red wine, stir often and cook for 3 minutes or until all alcohol is burned off.

Add beef stock and marinara, then reduce heat to low and cook for 45 minutes.

 

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