Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

How To Make Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce

Make your own Bolognese sauce in a slow cooker! It’s packed with seasoned beef and vegetables, all simmered in a savory tomato sauce for the best sauce.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours 15 minutes
Total: 6 hours 20 minutes



  • 4ozpancetta,or center cut bacon, chopped
  • 1tbspbutter,or olive oil
  • 1large white onion,minced
  • 2celery stalks,about ¾ cup, minced
  • 2carrots,about ¾ cup, minced
  • 2lbs95% lean ground beef
  • ¼cupwhite wine
  • 56ozcrushed tomatoes
  • 3bay leaves
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • ½cuphalf and half cream


  1. In a large deep sauté pan, sauté the pancetta on low heat for 4 to 5 minutes until the fat melts.

  2. Add the butter, onions, celery, and carrots, then cook on medium-low heat for 5 minutes until soft.

  3. Increase the flame to medium-high, add the pancetta and ground beef, then season with salt and pepper.

  4. Sauté until browned.

  5. Drain the fat, add the wine, then cook for 3 to 4 minutes until it reduces down.

  6. Add to the crock pot, along with the tomatoes, bay leaves, salt, and pepper.

  7. Cover and set the slow cooker to Low for 6 hours.

  8. After the 6 hours, adjust salt and pepper to taste, add half and half, and parsley.

  9. Stir and serve over favorite pasta or spaghetti squash, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 288.76kcal
  • Fat: 15.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.85g
  • Fiber: 4.08g
  • Sugar: 8.83g
  • Protein: 24.21g
  • Cholesterol: 83.09mg
  • Sodium: 739.15mg
  • Calcium: 89.95mg
  • Potassium: 918.63mg
  • Iron: 4.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 191.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.83mg
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