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Best Homemade Sauce

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  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Lard 1 Tablespoon
  Boneless chuck/Boneless round 2 Pound, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Sweet italian sausages 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Carrots 2 Large, finely chopped
  Onion 1 Small, chopped to make 1/4 cup
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Italian tomatoes with tomato paste and basil leaf 70 Ounce (2 Cans, 2 Pound 3 Ounce Each)
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaf 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon

1. Heat olive and vegetable oils, butter or margarine and lard in a large kettle. Brown round and sausage a few pieces at a time in kettle; remove as pieces brown with a spoon; reserve.
2. Saute carrot, onion and garlic in same kettle until very soft; stir in tomatoes, salt, oregano and pepper; return meat to kettle.
3. Heat sauce slowly to boiling; lower heat; cover kettle. Simmer slowly 2 hours, or until meat is tender and sauce is thickened. Add parsley. Taste; add additional seasoning, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3218 Calories from Fat 1334

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 149 g229.3%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g125.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.5 mg38.2%

Sodium 7580.9 mg315.9%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.4%

Dietary Fiber 40.7 g162.9%

Sugars 81.9 g

Protein 307 g614%

Vitamin A 714.6% Vitamin C 273.7%

Calcium 90.1% Iron 176.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Best Homemade Sauce Recipe