Posts Tagged ‘ground beef’

Unrecipe of the Week: Bolognese Sauce

October 25, 2012

My family loves pasta with Bolognese sauce. I try to make it in a large batch, so that I can freeze the leftovers in small containers for a quick weeknight meal. It’s easy to make, and can be left on the stove to simmer for a few hours while you do other things.

Bolognese Sauce

Sauté a diced onion and several cloves of garlic in a little bit of olive oil. Add about a pound of ground beef and season with dried basil, dried oregano, salt, black pepper and red pepper. Don’t be shy with the seasoning, as some of the flavor will diminish during the long cooking time. Continue to cook until the meat is browned.

Carefully drain off any excess fat, and transfer the meat mixture to a large pot.

Add several cans (or boxes which are generally BPA free) of crushed tomatoes to the pot, along with a couple of bay leaves. Simmer gently with the cover on the pot, for a few hours.  Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.  Taste and correct the seasonings before serving.

Serve the sauce over cooked pasta and enjoy!

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Fast Food Fiasco

April 30, 2012

Just when you think it can’t get any worse, someone comes up with something that tops it all.

Pizza Hut, reeling from its successful hot dog crust pizza, has released a cheeseburger crust pizza in the Middle East.

Dubbed the “Crown Crust Cheeseburger Pizza”, this delicacy has mini burgers set into the crust along the perimeter of the pizza, topped with melted cheese. The center of the pizza is filled with more ground beef, lettuce and tomatoes, and drizzled with “special sauce”.

Are you salivating yet? Sorry, it is only offered for a limited period of time in their Middle Eastern locations.

Good thing we just wrote about natural stomach remedies, huh?


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