Simple Spaghetti Sauce

Written by Chacha on Sep 22nd, 2013 in Beef, Meat Sauces, Pasta, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for serving 2 medium onions, finely chopped 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 2 celery rib, finely chopped 1 1/2 pounds 85% lean ground beef ½ cup good-quality red wine 1 28-ounces can of tomato sauce 1 28-ounces can crushed tomatoes 2 teaspoons garlic powder ¼ teaspoon […]

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Braciole and Meatball

Written by Chacha on Jun 19th, 2012 in Main Dish, Meat Sauces, Pasta, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients • 1 (2-pound) flank steak • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste • 1 clove garlic, finely minced • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil • ½ cup good dry white wine • Meatballs, recipe follows • Simple tomato sauce, recipe follows Directions Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F. Lay the […]

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Pastitsio

Written by Chacha on Jun 9th, 2012 in Baked, Meat Sauces, Pasta, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients For the Tomato Meat Sauce: 1 tablespoon each extra-virgin olive oil and butter 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 pound lean ground beef (recommended chuck or sirloin) 1 pound lean ground lamb 1/2 cup dry good red wine 4 large cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon dried Greek or Mexican oregano leaves, crumbled Pinch […]

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