Recipe for Tuscan Bolognese

If you’re a Tuscan wine aficionado, it’s only natural we complete the picture with a recipe that is simply Italian. This is going to super easy to make, with just a handful ingredients in total!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1⁄2 cup white onion, chopped>
  • 1⁄2 cup celery, chopped
  • 11⁄2 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1 lb ground pork (85% lean/15% fat)
  • 1 lb ground beef (85% lean/15% fat)
  • 1⁄4 bottle (750ml) red wine, such as Chianti
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb dried pasta, such as pappardelle
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese, shaved


    1. In a stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, celery, and
      carrots, then sauté until translucent. Add in both the pork and beef, and cook until
    2. Pour the wine into the pot, then stir in the tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat
      and let this mixture simmer for an hour, stirring occasionally.
    3. Use a spoon to skim extra fat from the top of the liquid in the pot. Salt and pepper
      the sauce to taste.
    4. Prepare your favorite pasta according to the package directions. Serve the
      Bolognese over the pasta. Garnish with parsley and cheese.
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