Mama R's Bolognese Sauce

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6-12
YIELD: 1 Gallon
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Saute the onion and garlic in olive oil until soft and sorta translucent.
  • Add the ground meat and/or sausage links, cook until lightly browned.
  • Drain off as much grease as possible.
  • Deglaze the pot with red wine.
  • Add garlic salt.
  • Add entire can of tomato paste and fill the can with water and add that.
  • Add the dried spices.
  • Cook all of that until the consistency of a roux; a good thick base.
  • Add the cans of tomato sauce and/or crushed tomatoes and fill one of those cans about ¾ to full with water and add that.
  • Stir until hot (tiny bubbles or hot to touch/taste).
  • Add sugar and mushrooms (both of them to mellow the tomatoes).
  • Add meatballs if you have them (they can be uncooked).
  • Add the parmesan cheese.
  • Add more wine if you desire.
  • Bring everything to a little bubble.
  • Cover and simmer on low for 1 hour. Drink that extra wine.
  • Remove lid & simmer for 2 additional hours.
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