What You Need:

-Butter -Onion -Salt -Celery -Carrot -Garlic -Ground Beef

-Pepper -Milk -Wine (Red or  White) -Crushed  Tomatoes


Place a heavy-bottomed pot (like a Dutch oven) over medium heat. Add butter to the pan. When the butter foams, add diced onion and salt. Sauté until translucent.

Sauté Onion


Add the diced celery and the diced carrot and sauté for two minutes, until they have softened some.

Add Celery And Carrot


Next, add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Add Garlic


Add the ground beef and pepper. Brown the beef, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.

Add Ground Beef


Once the beef has browned, add milk, wine, and the remaining salt. Stir occasionally and simmer until the liquid has evaporated completely.

Add Milk And Wine


Add the  crushed tomatoes. Mix until incorporated. Lower the heat as soon as the tomatoes come up to a boil.

Add Tomatoes


Cook, uncovered, for 3 hours. Stir occasionally. Once it is finished, taste for salt and pepper and adjust the seasoning. Serve this over hearty pasta like tagliatelle, pappardelle, or rotini. You can also pair it with a baked potato, stuff it into a bell pepper, or serve it over rice or nachos!

Stir And Simmer

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