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Italian Spaghetti Sauce

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Bell pepper 1 Small, chopped
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Peeled chopped tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oregano 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh basil leaves/1/2 teaspoon dried basil 3
  Bay leaf 1
  Canned chopped mushrooms 3 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Burgundy wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Saute vegetables (except tomatoes), parsley, and meat in olive oil until vegetables are tender and meat is lightly browned.
2. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and water, and cook together gently for a few minutes.
3. Add herbs, mushrooms, and seasonings and simmer, uncovered,
for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until thickened. Add wine and adjust seasonings, if necessary; remove bay leaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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