Family Pasta Sauce

Family Pasta Sauce Recipe

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Louise Bishop


This is a sauce that is better when cooked for a few hours. I taste it every so often and adjust the seasonings.

★★★★★ 1 vote
Four to six
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1/4 c
extra-virgin olive oil
medium yellow onion, coarsely chopped
celery stalk, coarsely chopped
carrot, coarsely chopped
1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 lb
mild, sweet italian sausage cut in bite size pieces
1 can(s)
(28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1 can(s)
(28 oz) hunts tomato sauce
1/4 c
parsley chiffonade
fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
salt and pepper to taste
greek seasoning and oregano to taste

How to Make Family Pasta Sauce


  • 1Add extra-virgin olive oil to 6 qt. pot. When hot, add the onion and garlic and saute over medium heat for 7-8 min until soft. Add celery and carrot and saute for 4-5 min on lower heat. Add meat & turn up the heat. Stir frequently, breaking up lumps and adding all the herbs and spices.
  • 2When meat has cooked, add the tomato products. Cook on low heat about 30 min to get sauce to thicken. Taste and re-season as needed. You may want to add 1/4 cup freshly grated Romano cheese as the last ingredient.
  • 3Serve over the cooked pasta you have chosen.

    Accompany with the salad and bread of your choice and dinner is served.

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About Family Pasta Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta

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