Meat Sauce For Spaghetti
|Onions||2 , chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Cooking oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground beef||1⁄2 Pound|
|Ground pork||1⁄2 Pound|
|Canned tomatoes||38 Ounce (4 2/3 Cups, Two 1 Pound, 3 Ounce Cans)|
|Tomato puree||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Green pepper||1 , chopped|
|Basil leaves||2 (Fresh Or Dried)|
|Grated lemon rind||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Crumbled dried thyme||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Crushed red pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
In large saucepan saute onions and garlic in hot oil until golden.
Add beef and pork and cook until lightly browned but still red inside, stirring to break up meat.
Add tomatoes and puree; bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Makes enough sauce for 1 pound spaghetti, cooked, or for 8 servings.