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Meat Base

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Medium, minced / diced
  Ground beef 2 Pound (Preferably Once Through Grinder)
  Green pepper 1 Medium, minced / diced
  Diced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can / 1 1/4 Cups)
  Tomato sauce 16 Ounce (2 Cans, 8 Ounce Each)
  Water 1 Pint
  Italian herbs paste 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon (Gebhardt'S)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Tabasco 3 Dash
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Heaping)
  Powdered allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Directions

Saute onions in 6 qt.
Dutch oven in small amount of olive oil or preferred shortening until onions are soft but not brown.
Add meat, stir to break up meat and cook until redness disappears.
Mix in ground herbs and chili powder, salt and black pepper.
Add tomato paste, tomato sauce and water.
Add celery, green pepper, garlic, parsley.
Add Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, sugar and allspice.
Mix thoroughly and simmer.
Cook at least 2 hours stirring occasionally.
Excess oil and grease may be skimmed off after cooking.
Makes approximately 3 pints plus.
This is a basic recipe and may be used in many ways.
It will keep indefinitely in the freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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