a bolognese sauce for pasta that doesnt takes hours.
more like 30 minutes,using a pressure cooker
1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork
2 lb beef or pork neck bones
3 Tbsp olive oil
3 oz pancetta finely diced
1 onion chopped
2 carrots diced
1 stick celery diced
3 cloves garlic minced
1/2 cup dry red wine
1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup water
1/2 cut heavy cream
brown the pork,beef and bones in 1 Tbsp olive oil in the cooker. when browned and crumbly remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
drain the fat from the cooker
add the remaining 2 Tbsp oil and add the onion,carrot,celery and pancetta
cook 4 minutes or so until the veggies are softened.
add a bit of fresh ground pepper and the garlic.
cook 30 seconds
add the wine and cook 1 minute,stiring to get up any browned bits
return the meat to the cooker along with any accumulated juices
add the tomatoes and 1/2 cup of water
lock the lid into place and cook under high pressure 20 minutes
quick release the pressure and unlock the lid AWAY FROM YOUR FACE
remove the bones and throw away
stir in the cream
let sit for 5 minutes for the flavors to meld.
Makes enough for 2 lbs of pasta