RECIPE 4: Meat Sauce — New Professional Chef

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                   Meat Sauce — Professional Chef

The classic “spaghetti” sauce loved by children and adults; this sauce also works well with lasagna and heavier pasta dishes.

Serving Size: 2
Cuisine: Italian
Main Ingredient:
Categories: Sauces

-= Ingredients =-
2 tablespoon Olive Oil
2 each Garlic Cloves ; Minced
3 ounces Onion ; Minced
2 1/2 pounds Chuck ; or Combination Of Veal And Chuck
1 quart Tomato Puree
1 1/2 ounces Tomato Paste
1 teaspoon Salt ; To Taste
1/2 teaspoon Pepper ; Freshly Ground To Taste
1 tablespoon Basil ; Fresh Chopped
1 tablespoon Oregano ; Fresh Chopped
1 tablespoon Thyme ; Fresh Chopped

-= Instructions =-
1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet.

2. Add the garlic and onion and saute them until the onions are tender and light and brown.

3. Add the ground meat. Saute the mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, until the meat is browned, about 3 minutes.

4. Add the tomato puree and 2 tablespoons of the tomato paste.

5. Season the sauce to taste with salt & pepper. Add the herbs.

6. Degrease the sauce if necessary.

7. Adjust the seasoning or consistency with additional tomato paste if necessary.
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