greek-style meat sauce

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By Paula Anthony
from watsonville, CA

Ingredients For greek-style meat sauce

  • 4 lb
    ground beef chuck
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 md
    onions, finely chopped
  • 4 can
    tomato paste, 6 ounces each
  • 4
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp
    mixed pickling spice
  • 1 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1
    freshly ground pepper

How To Make greek-style meat sauce

  • 1
    Using a large frying pan, brown meat in 1 tablespoon olive oil until it loses its pink color.
  • 2
    Transfer to crockery pot.
  • 3
    Add remaining olive oil to pan.
  • 4
    Saute onions until glazed.
  • 5
    Transfer to crockery pot.
  • 6
    Add tomato paste, garlic, pickling spice, (put in a tea ball or tie in a cheesecloth bag), wine, salt and pepper.
  • 7
    Cover.
  • 8
    Cook on low 8 hours.
  • 9
    Stir once or twice.
  • 10
    Cool slightly.
  • 11
    Ladle into freezer containers, or serve hot.
  • 12
    Makes about 3 quarts.
  • 13
    NOTE: This meat sauce is great for various dishes: spaghetti, moussaka, and the greek mararoni dish, Pastitsio.
  • 14
    It is also good spooned over tacos or ladled inside avocado half shells.
  • 15
    This recipe makes a large quantity and freezes well.

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