Sardi's Meat Sauce

Mikekey *


From famous Sardi's in NYC.


★★★★★ 2 votes

6 cups
45 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 lb
    ground veal
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground sage
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 medium
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 lb
    mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 4 c
    canned tomatoes
  • 1 c
    tomato puree
  • 1/2 c
    tomato paste

How to Make Sardi's Meat Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix beef and veal and spread out in a baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Stir and cook another 10 minutes.
  3. In a saucepan, combine sage, oregano, salt, pepper, onion, mushrooms, and garlic. Heat and cook, stirring, until mushrooms start to release their liquid. Spread over meat mixture and cook in oven another 15 minutes.
  4. Remove meat from oven and transfer to a large saucepan.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/4 hours. Add more salt if needed.
  6. Cool and store in refrigerator, for up to a week, or freeze. Reheat as needed.

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About Sardi's Meat Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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