*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Spaghetti Meat Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         sweet or hot Italian link sausage
    1      pound         ground chuck
    1      pound         round steak or stewing beef -- cut in 1 cubes
    2      medium        onions -- chopped
    1      large         green pepper -- seeded and chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    2      tablespoons   sugar
    1      tablespoon    salt
    2      teaspoons     leaf basil
      1/8  teaspoon      crushed red pepper
    2      16 oz cans    Italian-style tomatoes -- broken up
    1      8 oz can      tomato sauce
    1      6 oz can      tomato paste
 
 Remove sausage from casings; brown in skillet with ground chuck and cubed meat.
   Break up sausage and ground meat with wooden spoon or fork as they brown; dra
 in well.  Add to Crock-Pot with remaining ingredients; stir well.  Cover and co
 ok on Low for 8 to 16 hours or on High for 4 to 6 hours.  For thicker sauce, co
 ok on High for last 2 hours, removing cover for last hour.
 
 Note:  This sauce may be made 1 to 2 days in advance and refrigerated.  It also
  freezes well.
 
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