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Pasta Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Pasta Sauce, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dept. 1082 -- Carol Eberhart
Added: Wednesday, March 15, 2006


1 lb. - ground meat
1 medium - green pepper
4 or 5 - celery stalks
1 medium - onion
12 oz. - tomato paste
2 (28 oz.) cans - whole peeled OR diced tomatoes
2 (28 oz.) cans - tomato sauce
1 T. - oil
╝ tsp. - sugar
╝ tsp. - Italian seasoning OR oregano
╝ tsp. - garlic powder
salt & pepper to taste

Cook the meat in a skillet, while using a spatula to chop into small pieces, drain the fat and set aside. Chop the green pepper, celery and onion. In a large pot with a tight fitting lid, sautÚ green pepper, celery and onion in the oil until tender. Bring the pot back to the counter. Add the tomato products to the pot. If you chose the whole tomatoes, cut up while discarding the hard stalk pieces. Add the ground meat and seasonings. Mix well. Cook on low heat, while stirring frequently, for 30 minutes to 2 hours.




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