Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce. The pressure cooker makes short work of a typically long-cooked sauce. [Photographs: J. I haven't actually kept track of what the The pressure cooker tenderizes the meat and adds flavor in less than half the time it takes to make a traditional stovetop or oven-cooked Bolognese. The result is a tender, chunky, incredibly flavorful (and official) Bolognese sauce in half the time!
Check out our pressure cooker recipe! Also known as bolognaise sauce , this is an ultimate Italian classic. Perfect for topping your favourite pastas, this has several variations all across the globe. You can cook Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce using 17 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce
- You need 28 oz of Can Italian Plum Tomatoes or Whole Peeled.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of Olive Oil.
- It's 2 of Carrots.
- It's 1 1/2 of Celery Stalk.
- It's 1 of Red Onion.
- Prepare 1 1/4 tsp of Kosher Salt.
- It's 3 clove of minced Garlic.
- Prepare 1 of Flat Leaf Parsley.
- You need 1 lb of lean Ground Beef.
- It's 1 lb of Ground Pork.
- You need 1/4 cup of Tomato Paste.
- It's 1 pinch of Brown Sugar.
- It's 1 cup of Red Wine.
- It's 1 tsp of Dried Basil.
- You need 1/2 tsp of Dried Oregano.
- You need 1 of Ground Black Pepper.
- Prepare 1 of Parmesan Cheese (optional).
Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce made with Instant Pot is a quicker version of this classic Italian dinner recipe. No hassle, quicker than on stove top but. I love cooking the bolognese sauce in my Dutch oven over the stove top, but it takes hours. So today, I'm sharing a quicker alternative and just as tasty, Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese (圧力鍋スパゲッティボロネーゼ) recipe with you.
Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce step by step
- Strain can of Tomatoes into a bowl reserving liquid. Deseed Tomatoes over strainer and set aside Tomatoes and reserved liquid..
- Mince Carrots, Celery, Onion, and set the mirepoix aside..
- In a large bowl, break apart Ground Beef and Ground Pork into little bits with your fingers. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt on meat. Fluff meat with fingers to mix then press meat to bottom of bowl and set aside..
- Heat a cast iron Dutch oven or large cast iron pan to 450-500 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat pressure cooker pot, not as hot as cast iron, so both are hot at same time..
- Once both pots are hot, add 1/2 cup Oil, mirepoix, and pinch of Salt in pressure cooker pot and stir..
- Immediately put the seasoned beef/pork lump into cast iron Dutch oven, press on meat to fill bottom of pan and set timer for 3 1/2 minutes..
- While the meat sears, constantly sauté mirepoix in the pressure cooker pot for 5 minutes..
- When 3 1/2 minutes beef/pork timer is done, flip meat lump and set timer for another 3 1/2 minutes..
- When the mirepoix 5 minutes is done, add to the pressure cooker pot a handful of Parsley, the minced Garlic, and sauté for another minute or until beef/pork timer is done..
- Once beef/pork timer is done, add beef/pork lump along with all the juices into pressure cooker. Continue cooking meat breaking up beef/pork with wooden spoon for 3 minutes..
- After the 3 minutes is up, make a hole in center of pressure cooker pot for Tomato Paste. Add Tomato Paste and Brown Sugar. Turn heat up to medium high to caramelize paste..
- After a few minutes add Basil, Oregano, Salt, Pepper, and stir..
- Add the Wine and cook for 5 minutes until wine is evaporated..
- Add deseeded Tomatoes, reserved liquid and stir..
- Seal pressure cooker and bring up to pressure. Cook 7 minutes with slow release or 9 minutes with fast release..
- Serve on pasta topped with parmesan cheese..
Remember, that the pressure cooker needs time before AND after the active cooking time to bring the pot to pressure and then release the pressure. This time varies with every dish. More so, pressure cooking the spaghetti bolognese had forced the complex flavors into the pasta as if the spaghetti was made of the delicious umami sauce! yum~. Take out your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker and join me to cook some lip-smacking good Umami Instant Pot Spaghetti Bolognese!! Making it in the pressure cooker makes this Sunday sauce a dish you can whip up any night of the week!