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 tbspSugar 15 mL
2 tspDried Oregano 10 mL
1 tspDried Basil OR 1 TBSP 5 mL
Piece of Outer Rind Parmesan cheesePiece 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.

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