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Tomato Meat Sauce

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  Ground chuck 4 Pound
  Onions 4 Medium, chopped
  Carrot 1 Large, chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Italian sweet sausage 1 Pound, cut up
  Canned whole tomatoes 32 Ounce (2 cans, 16-oz size each)
  Canned tomato puree 16 Ounce (1 can)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 can)
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) At the base of 15 1/2-by-10 1/2-by-l-inch pan line a wax paper and spread ground chuck evenly.
2) Chill for 1 hour.
3) Cut chuck lengthwise into strips 3/4 inch wide. Cut again into 3/4-inch cubes.
4) In 6-quart Dutch oven heat 1/4 cup hot oil. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes stirring continuously.
5) Take off from heat.
6) In a skillet heat 2 tablespoons oil. Add half of frozen chuck and half of Italian sausage and fry till brown.
7) Take off from skillet and transfer to Dutch oven.
8) Follow the same with the rest.
9) Mix tomatoes, tomato puree, tomato paste, oregano, salt, pepper and wine.
10) Boil the mixture, decrease heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
11) In another small bowl, mix flour with 1 cup water till blended.
12) Mix it to the sauce, stirring constantly. Boil and stir constantly.
13) Decrease heat, simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
14) Let it cool completely.
15) Transfer into four (1-quart) or eight (1-pint) jars or plastic containers.

16) Keep in refrigerator if using within a week. Freeze if storing for a longer period.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 43 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.1%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 9.4 mg3.1%

Sodium 94.9 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.35 g1.4%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 3 g5.6%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomato Meat Sauce Recipe