SPAGHETTI MEAT SAUCE
|Delicious, quickly prepared meat sauce. The combo of sausage and ground beef gives the sauce that perfect added flavor. Use in lasagna or over spaghetti. Makes 10 cups
|1 tbsp||Olive Oil||15 mL|
|1 cup||Finely chopped onion||250 mL|
|4||Large garlic clove, minced or finely chopped||4|
|1/2 cup||Red or yellow pepper chopped in small pieces||125 mL|
|1/2 lb||Lean Ground beef||250 g|
|1/2 lb||Italian Sausage, removed from casings and crumbled||250 g|
|28 oz can||Crushed or Chopped Tomatoes||796 mL can|
|5.5 oz can||Tomato paste||156 mL|
|4 oz||Dry red wine||120g|
|1 tsp||Salt||5 mL|
|1/4 tsp||Pepper||1 mL|
|1 tbsp||Sugar||15 mL|
|2 tsp||Dried Oregano||10 mL|
|1 tsp||Dried Basil OR 1 TBSP||5 mL|
|Piece of Outer Rind||Parmesan cheese||Piece of Outer rind|
Heat oil in a large saucepan. Sauté onion and garlic until soft. Add meats, breaking into small pieces, and brown well. Drain off fat.
Stir in all remaining ingredients, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes or till desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
This sauce freezes very well.