Desiring to cook a bolognese sauce? Here is a video on how to do so. Bolognese sauce, which is also known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese, is a meat-based sauce in Italian cuisine. However, for non-italians, Bolognese sauce is a tomato-based sauce with added minced meat. Give this bolognese sauce recipe a try and you will enjoy it. Cooked Italian Rigatoni was used for serving, but you can use any pasta of your choice.