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Meat Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Meat Sauce, by , is from Only the Best, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathy Smith
Added: Wednesday, August 27, 2008


1 onion, chopped
1 pounds ground beef
pound ground pork sausage (hot)
1 to 6 small cans tomato paste
cup olive oil
garlic cloves
tsp sage
tsp oregano
tsp basil
1 to 2 can whole tomatoes

Saute onions in oil, add a few whole garlic cloves-remove after 10 minutes and discard. Add meat and brown. Drain off excess grease. Put whole tomatoes in large bowl and squash with hands. Add to cooked meat, tomato paste, tomatoes and spices. Fill each paste can with water and add. Cover & simmer 2 hours. Can be frozen. Can add red wine, 1 cup grated carrots or mushrooms. Great with ridged penne or spaghetti.

Serves 20




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