Main Dishes

Easy Weeknight Bolognese

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With a family of five I know it can be hard to find a good weeknight dinner that everyone likes AND that is budget friendly. This “Easy Bolognese” recipe is SUCH a keeper and I can freeze half with no extra effort on my part so we get a second meal out of it a few weeks later. Love. That.

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4 tablespoons olive oil, plus a splash for the pasta
1 pound lean ground beef
1 lb. ground sausage
6 cloves minced garlic
2 tbsp dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 cups red wine, divided
1 1/2 (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
1/2 small can of tomato paste
Salt & black pepper
1 pound dried pasta (small shells recommended)
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup heavy cream
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese for serving
Heat 4 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat Add the ground beef and sausage and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6 to 7 minutes, until the meat has...
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Nutritions

Calories
528

Sodium
185mg
7% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
22g
44% DV

Carbs
41g
13% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV