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Italian Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Squiggy Casile
Added: Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 large cans of tomato sauce( I prefer the Italian brands)
gound meat
fresh oregano
fresh rosemary
fresh parsley
pinch of thyme
salt and pepper
3-4 large bay leaves
fresh garlic, small pieces 3-4
onions( if you prefer)

Peeled carrots(2) or peeled potato(1)
Sugar(handful)

Directions:
Directions:
Open the cans of sauce, pour into a large pot
Put olive oil in a frying pan, brown the ground meat
Add the oil and meat to the pot of sauce
Add all seasonings, as you desire

Oma added either carrots or a potato to her sauce to absorb the bitterness of the sauce
My mother-in-law added sugar to absorb the bitterness.

I have used both methods but have found the canned Italian sauces today are not very bitter so I have not been doing either

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-20 people with some left over that can be frozen for use at a later date
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 minutes, cooking time 3 hours especially if cooking braccioli or meatballs in the sauce
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Marci and Dave
This is a start to making sauce. Over time, you will have many creative adaptations to your sauces which will be great tasting, if you haven't already done so.

 

 

 

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