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                             Italian Meat Sauce
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 *****  NONE  *****
 
 
     1/4 c  Butter
 
     1/2 c  Oil, olive
 
   1 1/2 c  Onion; finely chopped
 
       1 c  Carrots; grated
 
     1/2 c  Celery; finely chopped
 
   2 1/2 c  Mushrooms; finely chopped
 
       2 ts Parsley; finely chopped
 
       2 lb Beef, lean ground
 
       2 tb Flour, all purpose
 
       2 tb Tomato puree
 
       1 c  Wine, red
 
   3 1/2 c  Beef broth
 
            Salt; to taste
 
            Pepper; to taste
 
            Oregano; to taste
 
            Garlic; to taste
 
  
 
   Combine butter and oil in large frypan and heat. Add onions and saute for
 
   one minute. Add carrots, celery, mushrooms and parsley; cook, stirring
 
   frequently for 5 min. Crumble in ground beef and cook, stirring frequently
 
   until lightly browned. Sprinkle flour over the ground beef and stir until
 
   well blended. Stir in puree'. Add wine gradually, stirring constantly. Add
 
   the broth and season with spices as desired. Simmer, stirring occasionally,
 
   for about 1 hour or until thickened. Serve with pasta. Makes approximately
 
   five cups sauce.
 
  
 
 
 
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