Meat Sauce

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Sure you can buy good meat sauce. But homemade is better – and less expensive.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup tomato juice
1/4 teaspoon dry red pepper
3 ounces tomato paste
2 cups canned tomatoes
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon basil

Instructions

Saute the onion celery and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes. Remove the vegetables and brown the beef and sausage meat in the remaining oil. Combine the meat and vegetables in a 3-quart saucepan, add remaining in-gredients, and simmer for 1-½ hours. Serve over cooked spaghetti. This is also the sauce we use in our Lasagna.

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Yield: 

Makes 1 quart.

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