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       Title: Italian Meat Sauce
  Categories: Sauces, Ground beef, Italian, Beef
       Yield: 5 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter                            1/2 c  Olive oil
   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 Lean ground beef/hamburger
       2 tb Flour                               2 tb Tomato puree
       1 c  Red wine                        3 1/2 c  Beef broth
       1 x  Salt; to taste                      1 x  Pepper; to taste
       1 x  Oregano; to taste                   1 x  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. Each serving is
   about 1 cup of sauce.
  
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