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Critique my bolognese


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Critique my bolognese

araminty | Nov 12, 2008 02:26 PM

Hi guys, long-time reader, first-time poster. Hoping to get some input on my pretty standard bolognese recipe... any easy little things I could do/add to make it yummier? It's already pretty yummy, but there's always room for improvement, right?

Araminty's bolognese
Olive oil
1 onion, chopped
Garlic, 3+ cloves, chopped
Anchovy fillets/paste
1-2lbs ground beef, lean
Mixed Italian dried herbs +/ fresh basil (if it is in season)
1 lg/2 sm tins of chopped Italian tomatoes
Tomato paste

Fry onions and garlic in olive oil until translucent, then add 3-4 anchovies/equivalent of paste and stir to break up. Add the ground beef and stir thoroughly, breaking up the clumps as much as possible, until the beef is cooked through. Add the dried herbs, tomatoes and tomato paste. Check seasoning, add vinegar/sugar if required to balance flavours. Simmer as long as possible, at least 45 min.

What do you think? Any tips for me?


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