Monday, April 27, 2009

World's Greatest Spaghetti Sauce

1/2 lb bacon, chopped
2 1/2 lb ground beef
2 cup finely chopped onions
2 cup mushrooms
6 cloves garlic, chopped
3 cans Italian plum tomatoes (2lb3oz)
3 cans tomato paste (6 oz)
2 T salt
1 1/2 c dry red wind
5 t oregano
5 t basil
1 1/2 c water
1 1/2 c chopped parsley
2t thyme
1 bay leaf, crumbled

Fry bacon until crisp. Remove all but 2 T bacon fat, save rest. Add beef. Brown, braking up with spoon. Stir into meat, the onion,the mushrooms, ground pepper, garlic. Cook 10 minutes. Mash tomatoes, with spoon. Stir into meat. Add tomato paste, bacon crumbles, 1 c wine, 4 t oregano, 4 t basil, and all remaining ingredients. Bring to boil, Reduce heat and simmer three hours. Stir occasionally. Add more seasonings after 1 hour. This sauce freezes beautifully. When you defrost it add a little wine and seasonings to per up flavor and simmer for a while once again before serving...


Muthering Heights said...

Yummmm...that sounds DELICIOUS!

Lucia said...

It does...but...where can I buy dry red wind?


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