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1/1 Photo of Italian Spaghetti Sauce
This recipe was taught to me over 40 years ago by an old Italian man straight from Italy, who had taught it to my mother in law before me.It was an art he enjoyed, and took all day long creating.Sometimes a piece of Chicken, or a pork chop was added, but our favorite is the kielbasa sausage.The sauce was cooked awhile, then stirred and sampled. More spices were added as deemed necessary. The meatballs were prepared using a little sauce as one of the ingredients. They were cooked, then added to the sauce for awhile, and ocassionaly, one was removed and sampled by everyone. The wine was added to the sauce, and once the sauce, and the meatballs met everyones approval the spaghetti was prepared.It was served with a salad and fresh bread, and of course parmasean cheese was passed around. Hints: If you are not familiar with herbs, and their amounts, this will be a difficult recipe, because the amounts given are guess work. If you taste frequently, you will find you can adjust them to your taste. If you like a sweet sauce, add a small amount of sugar, and use Merlot Wine, as it is sweeter. If you wish to skip the meatballs, simply fry the burger and onion til done, and put it in the sauce towards the end of your cooking time. You must keep checking the sauce, as it will cook down, and as it begins to thicken, additional water will be necessary. Do not cut cooking time as it must cook 4 hours, or it will have an acid taste. The seasonings will correct this if you adjust them as you go.
Units: US | Metric
Serving Size: 1 (568 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
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