Olive Garden style Bolognese Sauce


Olive Garden style Bolognese Sauce

Make your own special pasta dish at home with this restaurant copycat recipe for Olive Garden-style Bolognese Sauce. With fresh ingredients and a little work, your kitchen can be as impressive as Olive Garden's.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 6 ounces Italian sausage, skinned
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 18 ounces chopped tomatoes, crushed
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chopped sage
  • 12 ounces dry fettuccine


  1. Heat oil in a large pan.
  2. Add celery, carrot, onion, garlic and cook gently about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the meat, cook 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Deglaze pan with wine, let reduce.
  5. Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients, simmer slowly about 1 hour.
  6. Cook the pasta, drain, toss with sauce.

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I enjoy eating pasta with all kinds of sauces. Bolognese is a rich, meaty sauce that is especially delicious. When making this, I would use lean ground beef, and mild Italian sausage. I would serve the sauce with linguine, instead of fettucine.


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