Rating: 4.5 stars
224 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 147
  • 4 star values: 39
  • 3 star values: 21
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 8

This recipe was given to me as part of a wedding gift recipe collection from a very dear friend. It is rich, aromatic, flavorful and makes A LOT. So please grab the biggest pot you can find. I mean REALLY BIG. Extra sauce freezes well for future pasta dishes.

Recipe Summary

cook:
2 hrs 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
30 servings
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Ingredients

30
Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat butter and olive oil together with onion and garlic in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir ground beef and sausage in the onion mixture until browned and crumbly, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir Italian seasoning, salt, rosemary, oregano, and black pepper into ground beef-sausage mixture; simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • Pour water, tomato puree, and tomato paste into ground beef-sausage mixture; simmer, stirring occasionally, over low heat until flavors have combined, at least 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 6.5g; fat 10.2g; cholesterol 26.1mg; sodium 564mg. Full Nutrition
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