Spaghetti Gravy (anthony Style) Recipe

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Spaghetti Gravy (Anthony Style)

Anthony Selvaggio


My Mom made the best GRAVY back in the day.But nothing measured or written down.So i made many pots and here is the recipe. Enjoy

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1 Hr


4 Hr


1 Bulb clove
garlic diced small
1 c
onion diced small
4 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin enough to cover bottom of pot generously
2 Tbsp
parsley fresh chopped small
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1 tsp
1 lb
pork country ribs
3 can(s)
italian plum tomato whole peeled 28 oz.
3 can(s)
contadina tomato paste 6 oz.
1 pinch
crushed red peper flaked, small pinch
18 oz
braciole optional
meatballs optional

Directions Step-By-Step

in a 12 QT. pot heat olive oil on low to medium heat, add onions and when they start to turn clear add garlic. let cook for a few min. do not let garlic brown.
in a blender put whole tomatoes, one can at a time in and blend 3 seconds,add to pot and stir. add tomato paste, and as you emty each can fill with water and add,this gives you 18 oz of water.
now add salt, parsley, black pepper, red pepper and stir. once everything seems mixed add pork and (braciole and meat balls optional)now stir lightly so nothing sticks ( every 15 min) for 4 hours. your house will smell amazing.
IF you can ...and i cant... let it cool and reheat it the next day which would be sunday (sunday gravy)this gives the best flavor

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian