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The Arborist Pairings Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce


  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 ½ lb Ground beef
  • 2 Carrots, cut into small cubes
  • 2 Celery stalks, cut into small cubes
  • 1 Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp Cahoots
  • 4 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 cup Vina Robles The Arborist
  • 28 oz Large can diced tomatoes & juice
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 tbsp Tuscan Sunset herb blend
  • 1 cup Water


  1. 1

    Open a bottle of Vina Robles The Arborist, and pour yourself a glass!

  2. 2

    Heat up half of the olive oil in a large, deep frying pan. Add half of the meat and sauté on high heat for about 5 minutes. Take meat out of the frying pan and set aside.

  3. 3

    Heat up the rest of the olive oil, and add the rest of the meat, carrots, celery and diced onions. Sauté on high heat for about 5 minutes. Add the Cahoots “House Rub” Seasoning and the tomato paste, and continue sautéing for about 2 minutes.

  4. 4

    Deglaze with the Vina Robles The Arborist. Bring to a boil and add the diced tomatoes, bay leaves, the Tuscan Sunset herb blend, and the water.

  5. 5

    Cover pan with a lid, and let the sauce simmer on low heat for about 1 hour, stir occasionally.

  6. 6

    Serve over your favorite pasta, and enjoy with the rest of the Vina Robles The Arborist.

  7. 7

    Hint: Serve with fresh grated parmesan cheese.

  8. 8

    Hint: Substitute ground beef with ground turkey.

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