Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 onion, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, finely chopped
3 carrots, finely chopped
Sprig of fresh rosemary
200g minced pork
200g minced beef
1 cup white wine
2 cups tomato sauce or pureed tomatoes
2 dried chilli peppers, crushed
5 basil leaves, torn
Salt to season

In a hot saucepan melt unsalted butter with the olive oil, and add carrots, onions, celery, and chilli pepper. Cook the ingredients on medium heat until they are soft. Add sprig of rosemary.
Add minced beef and pork and cook until golden brown. Remove rosemary sprig and add white wine. Let reduce.
Add tomato sauce or puree tomatoes and let simmer on low heat for 1 hour.
Before serving, add basil leaves and salt to season. Serve immediately.

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