|Onion||1 , chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), crushed|
|Minced beef||1 Pound|
|Carrot||1 , finely chopped|
|Mushrooms||4 Ounce, trimmed and sliced|
|Canned tomatoes/1 1/2 cups fresh skinned, chopped tomatoes||1 Pound, chopped|
|Tomato paste||3 Tablespoon|
|Dry red wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried basil||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped parsley||1 Tablespoon (Stalks)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1|
Heat oil in a frying pan and saute onion until soft.
Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Increase heat, add minced beef and cook over a high heat, stirring continuously, until meat juices evaporate and meat begins to brown.
Add carrot, pepper and mushrooms if used, tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, herbs, seasoning and sugar.
Stir to blend well and if mixture looks rather dry add 1/2 cup water.
Cover pan tightly, reduce heat and simmer sauce for 1 hour.
Stir occasionally during cooking to lift any meat sediment from initial browning.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1657 Calories from Fat 806
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 90 g138.9%
Saturated Fat 28.5 g142.5%
Trans Fat 3.4 g
Cholesterol 281.3 mg93.8%
Sodium 3934 mg163.9%
Total Carbohydrates 90 g30.1%
Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.5%
Sugars 22.7 g
Protein 105 g210.2%
Vitamin A 315.7% Vitamin C 156.4%
Calcium 43.6% Iron 115.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet