Crockpot Bolognese Sauce

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Ingredients

8 servings
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • ¾ cups mince Onion
  • 1 cup grate Carrot
  • 1 cup dice Celery
  • 3 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 cup Red Wine
  • ⅓ cups cook and dice Bacon
  • 1 cup Beef Broth/Stock
  • 28 ounces Crushed Tomatoes, Canned
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • ½ teaspoons Sea Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 3 cups cook Ground Beef
  • ¼ cups Parmesan Cheese, Grated (serving day)
  • 16 ounces Spaghetti (serving day)

Freezer Containers

  • 2 Gallon Freezer Bags

Directions

In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat olive oil. Serve bolognese sauce over noodles. Add in onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Cook for 7-8 minutes, until veggies begin to soften. Pour veggies into slow cooker. Using red wine, deglaze skillet over low heat. Scrape any bits off the bottom of the pan, then allow wine to reduce for 2-3 minutes. Once wine has reduced, pour into slow cooker on top of veggies. Add bacon, beef broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, sea salt, black pepper and ground beef to slow cooker. Cook in slow cooker on low for 6 hours. In the last 20 minutes, stir in Parmesan cheese. Cook noodles according to package directions.

Freezing Directions

In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat olive oil. Add in onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Cook for 7-8 minutes, until veggies begin to soften. Divide veggies into indicated number of freezer bags. Using red wine, deglaze skillet over low heat. Scrape any bits off the bottom of the pan, then allow wine to reduce for 2-3 minutes. Once wine has reduced, pour into bags on top of veggies. Add bacon, beef broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, sea salt, black pepper and ground beef to freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Cook in slow cooker on low for 6 hours. In the last 20 minutes, stir in Parmesan cheese. Cook noodles according to package directions. Serve bolognese sauce over noodles.

Nutritional Information

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About This Recipe

Our Crockpot Bolognese Sauce brings together aromatic vegetables, red wine and ground beef to slow cook to perfection. A little parmesan cheese rounds out this tomato based sauce leaving you with a comforting and hearty pasta dish.

Meet The Cook

Katie is a full time wife and mother of two living in the great state of Texas. Once she discovered once a month cooking, there was no going back. With her well stocked freezer at the ready and queso on hand she’s prepared to take on whatever craziness dinnertime may bring.

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