- 50 minutes
- Makes 8 servings
Recipe Created By Foodtastic Mom
Beef Bolognese Pasta Sauce has big, slow-cooked Italian flavor in just a fraction of the time, making it perfect for busy school night dinners.
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1/2 onion finely chopped
- 1 large carrot peeled and finely chopped
- 1 stalk celery finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground thyme
- 1 lb ground sirloin 90% lean
- 1/3 cup red wine
- 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
- 16 oz spaghetti cooked according to package directions
- 1. Turn the pressure cooker to the Sauté function. Once it says HOT, add the butter to melt.Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.
- 2. Add the garlic, sugar, salt, ground thyme and cook for about one minute more, until the garlic is fragrant.
- 3. Add the ground sirloin and sauté until no longer pink, breaking up the beef as you sauté. Add the red wine and allow to cook for a couple of minutes, to cook off the alcohol content and leave behind the flavor.
- 4. Add the crushed tomatoes to the pot and stir well.
- 5. Turn the Sauté function off. With the lid set to "Sealing" put the lid on the pressure cooker.
- 6. Press the "Manual", "Pressure Cook" or "Soup/Broth" button (depending on the model of your pressure cooker) and press the down arrow, setting the timer for 15 minutes.
- 7. Allow the steam to natural release.
- 8. While the sauce is pressure cooking, boil the pasta and drain.
- 9. Taste the sauce. Add more salt if necessary. Serve the bolognese atop the spaghetti, topped with chopped parsley and Parmesan if desired.
Jill is a self-taught home cook and baker who after years of catering, entertaining and having friends and family constantly ask for her recipes decided to start a blog. She shares mostly simple and always delicious family-friendly recipes at her website Foodtastic Mom. Jill resides with her husband and two children in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a swim mom who enjoys reading, traveling, football and family movie nights.