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Maine Dynamite

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  Celery 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm) (Large Bunch)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 10 Large
  Green peppers 10
  Parsley 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm)
  Ground beef 2 Pound
  Italian tomatoes 5 Can (50 oz) (Or Two # 2 1/2 Size Cans)
  Canned tomato paste 3 3⁄4 Can (37.5 oz) (Or 3 Large Cans)
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Dry red pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Ground pepper 1 Teaspoon

Brown ground beef in olive oil.
Chop all vegetables to medium-size.
Mix tomatoes and tomato' paste with 2 cans water in large pot, add all spices at this time.
Start heating over low flame and add browned beef and vegetables.
When boiling well, turn down and simmer at least 6 hours.
If you want it very thick, simmer 12 hours over low flame.
It can serve a large crowd over rice, spaghetti, macaroni or on toast or it can be frozen in 2 cup containers and used any time.
When mushrooms are in season, they are a delightful addition.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 149 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.5%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16 mg5.3%

Sodium 268.2 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A 20.6% Vitamin C 80.3%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maine Dynamite Recipe