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"Hearty meat sauce"

Serves 6-8 | Prep Time 30 min | Cook Time 1.5 hours

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe was given to me by my friend Kay when we lived in Egypt. It is a Bolognese style meat sauce that makes a wonderful base for lasagna.

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 C olive oil
2 T butter
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
1 lb minced pork or hamburger
1 1/2 C red wine
1 tsp each: pepper, salt, nutmeg, basil, oregano
1 large can peeled tomatoes
1 large can tomato paste
1 carrot, peeled
1 stick celery, chopped fine


Heat oil and butter together, add onion and garlic and heat until golden. Add meat. Stir on high constantly until it reaches a boil, ten add wine and continue stirring on high until it evaporates . Turn down the heat to low, add spices, carrot, celery and tomato and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

Pairs Well With

Salad, pasta, garlic bread

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