1heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in skillet. Brown the sausages and spareribs in small batches. Remove to large casserole. Drain all but 3 tablespoons of the grease
2Brown ground beef and pork and remove to casserole. Add onions and half of the garlic to the skillet. Cook over medium heat five minutes, stirring. Add to meat in casserole.
3To casserole, add plum tomatoes with juice, tomato paste, wine, 1/2 cup parsley, remaining olive oil, oregano, pepper, salt, pepper flakes, sugar and half the lemon zest. Bring sauce to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer partially covered over low heat for 2 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally so sauce won't stick to casserole.
4After 2 1/2 hours, add remaining garlic, parsley and lemon zest. Stir well and cook uncovered at another hour, stirring occasionally. Adjust seasonings and serve over your favorite pasta. Makes 4 quarts Molto Bene!
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