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Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins
This is a stand-up, zesty sauce, with a wee bite! I crafted it for an annual spaghetti dinner. It is a sauce designed by a man, and prepared using those so stereotypically "male" cooking implements: the grill and the turkey fryer!
- 10 lbs ground chuck (80% lean)
- 4 lbs Italian sausage (hot)
- 4 lbs Italian sausage (mild)
- 8 lbs white onions, diced
- 3 ounces oregano (1 small jar standard US grocery size)
- 1⁄2 ounce basil (1 small jar standard US grocery size)
- 200 ounces tomato puree (2- #10 cans)
- 200 ounces tomatoes, crushed (2- #10 cans)
- 1 head garlic, crushed
- olive oil (for saute)
- Grill the sausages on a gas/charcoal grill. When done, slice into 1/4" coins.
- Saute onions until translucent in pot.
- Add garlic, and ground beef, and brown the beef.
- Add both tomato products.
- Add sausage, basil, and oregano.
- Simmer for 60-90 minutes.
Great base recipe, we like alot move veggies. I added 5 stalks of celery, 4 Gr. pepers w/the oinons and garlic. Thanks Special Ed! I did'nt know how to get started. This was a side dish after a family members funeral.