Snapguide
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Start by cleaning the veggies

Start by cleaning the veggies

Chop them up and put them in a food processor to chop them even more finely. Don't process them too much however. Put them in a big pot (I'd recommend 4L at least)

Chop them up and put them in a food processor to chop them even more finely. Don't process them too much however. Put them in a big pot (I'd recommend 4L at least)

Put the diced pancetta in the food processor and mince it

Put the diced pancetta in the food processor and mince it

Add the pancetta to the pot and turn on the heat

Add the pancetta to the pot and turn on the heat

Add some olive oil and stir constantly. Add some water if too dry.

Add some olive oil and stir constantly. Add some water if too dry.

Cook for 10-15min

Cook for 10-15min

Add the minced beef and sausage, removing the skin and crumbling it as much as you can with your hands.

Add the minced beef and sausage, removing the skin and crumbling it as much as you can with your hands.

Stir constantly to break down the bigger crumbles

Stir constantly to break down the bigger crumbles

Help yourself with two spoons to break down all the bigger pieces to achieve a fine mince

Help yourself with two spoons to break down all the bigger pieces to achieve a fine mince

Keep cooking until all the meat juices dry off, about 20min

Keep cooking until all the meat juices dry off, about 20min

Pour in the red wine

Pour in the red wine

Stir and keep cooking

Stir and keep cooking

Cook until the wine evaporates

Cook until the wine evaporates

Add all the passata, add also the nutmeg. Bring up to boil again and then lower the heat to keep boiling gently. Cover with a lid and keep boiling for 3-4hours, stirring every 15min more or less

Add all the passata, add also the nutmeg. Bring up to boil again and then lower the heat to keep boiling gently. Cover with a lid and keep boiling for 3-4hours, stirring every 15min more or less

That is the sauce, trust me, it will be really hard not to scoop it up and eat it over a slice of bread. Add salt and pepper to taste.

That is the sauce, trust me, it will be really hard not to scoop it up and eat it over a slice of bread. Add salt and pepper to taste.

You can eat it right away, scoop it into plastic containers and freeze it, or into glass jars and seal it with the lid.

You can eat it right away, scoop it into plastic containers and freeze it, or into glass jars and seal it with the lid.

The latter requires the jar to be very clean and dry, fill it up to the top with the hot sauce, close it tightly with the lid and let cool down upside down. The sauce cooling will air seal the jar.

The latter requires the jar to be very clean and dry, fill it up to the top with the hot sauce, close it tightly with the lid and let cool down upside down. The sauce cooling will air seal the jar.

  • 500.0g Minced Beef (not too lean)
  • 500.0g Italian Sausage (without fennel)
  • 200.0g Pancetta (not smoked)
  • 200.0ml Red wine
  • 1.0 Onion
  • 2.0 Carrots
  • 1.0 Large celery stick
  • 2.0l Passata
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil