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Peter's New York Italian Restaurant Bolognese Sauce

Updated: Dec 15, 2023


6 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 cup butter

1 tablespoon flour

1 cup dry white wine

6 cups Italian crushed tomatoes (or five 14 oz cans)

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1 heaping tablespoon dried oregano

2 heaping tablespoons tomato paste

4 large garlic gloves

Parsley leaves from 24 sprigs


Heat butter & oil in saucepan. Add ground meat, brown;

Add flour and sauté 2 minutes;

Turn up flame and add wine, stirring steadily until wine comes to a boil;

Add tomatoes, salt & pepper, oregano and tomato paste to the sauce;

Grind parsley and garlic in food processor and add to sauce;

Continuing to stir, bring sauce to a boil;

Turn down heat and simmer, stirring regularly, for 1 hour or more.

This sauce is perfect over pasta or for use in a lasagna! Mangia!

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