Bolognese sauce with sherry and fresh herbs

Bolognese sauce with sherry and fresh herbs


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About this recipe: This is a very tasty Bolognese sauce that I created to serve with pasta. You can also use this sauce for lasagne.


Serves: 5 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 400g beef steak mince
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 handful fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 mug cream sherry
  • tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 300ml (1/2 pint) water

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Put olive oil in a pan and add mince, garlic and onions, salt and pepper and gently fry until mince is browned.
  2. Add in fresh chopped herbs, spices and sherry and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add in tin of chopped tomatoes, sugar and water and mix well and then simmer for around 35 minutes.
  4. Serve with pasta and garlic bread.

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Absolutely delicious..... Licked the plate clean! I used 6 garlic cloves / kethchup / teaspoon of balsamic vinegar! - 05 Oct 2016

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