Hearty Beef and Porcini Mushroom Tomato Sauce

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat.
  • Add in onions, carrots, celery and dried chili flakes; sauté for about 8 minutes adding in the garlic the last 2 minutes.
  • Add in the tomato paste and stir for 1 minute.
  • Drain the porcini mushrooms (RESERVING the liquid).
  • Add in mushrooms, beef and pork; cook stirring with a wooden spoon until the meat is browned (the meat must be browned, about 10-12 minutes) drain fat.
  • Add in cream; cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add in wine, reserved mushroom water and allspice; cook for about 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in the tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes with liquid; reduce heat to low and simmer for about 3 hours, stirring occasionally (make certain to uncover the last hour or so of cooking to reduce and thicken the sauce).
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and add in a couple teaspoons sugar if needed.
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