Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine butter and oil in large frypan and heat.
  2. Add onions and saute' for one minute.
  3. Add carrots, celery, mushrooms and parsley; cook, stirring frequently for 5 min.
  4. Crumble in ground beef and cook, stirring frequently until lightly browned.
  5. Sprinkle flour over the ground beef and stir until well blended.
  6. Stir in puree.
  7. Add wine gradually, stirring constantly.
  8. Add the broth and season with spices as desired.
  9. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 1 hour or until thickened.
  10. Serve with pasta.
  11. Each serving is about 1 cup of sauce.


Most Helpful

This is wonderful. I've had friends request the recipe just from smelling it simmering on the stove. The family loves it served over cheese tortellini.

marcpar February 19, 2009

A nice change from tomato based sauces! My 17 year old son gave it a thumbs up, which means a lot around here ! Thanks.

Fruit'n'herbs August 24, 2006

I turned this into Veggie Italian Meat Sauce by substituting ground soy for the hamburger. I also changed the wine to 1/2 cup and the broth to 4 cups. It takes a while for this to cook down, but it's worth it.

L. Davenport February 27, 2006

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