Meat Sauce for Pasta Quick and Easy by Rose

Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

My family loves this and it's so easy. Enjoy


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Serves:

6 or more

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
ground beef (lean) or beef,veal and pork ground in equal parts
1
large vidalia onion chopped fine
1 can(s)
28 oz. san marzano tomatoes
1 can(s)
12 oz. tomato paste
1 can(s)
15 oz. tomato sauce
fresh basil chopped (at least 10 large leaves)
1 Tbsp
dried basil
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1 c
good italian red wine
2 Tbsp
garlic chopped fine
extra virgin olive oil just at the bottom of the pot for sauteing onion and garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop onion and garlic, add olive oil at the bottom of a large pot and saute until just tender. Add meat and saute breaking up not to leave large clumps of meat. Meanwhile open all cans of tomatoes, sauce and paste and put into blender or food processor to liquify. After the meat has lost its pinkness, add dried basil, dried italian seasoning stir thoroughly, salt to taste, add pureed tomatoes and wine to sauce stir through, add fresh chopped basil and about 2 tablespoons of sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes, simmer on low heat stirring occasionally for 1 1/2 hours. Serve on top of pasta.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Sauces
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy