Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fall weather...Comfort Food!!!

...and one of my favorites is pasta! Meat sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Pomodoro Sauce and various kinds of pasta. These are comfort foods!


MEAT SAUCE
from mecookin's kitchen

1 lb. ground round
1 lb. mild Italian sausage, skins removed
1 large onion, chopped
1 each, red/yellow/green bell peppers chopped
4 large cloves garlic, chopped
8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup red wine
28 oz can plum tomatoes, hand crushed
6 oz can tomato paste (2 cans water)
tsp. salt
tsp. pepper
Tbsp. Italian seasoning
2 Tbsp. basil pesto
Tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper

Brown meats & drain. Add onions, peppers & garlic; saute 5 minutes. Add mushrooms;saute 1 minute. Deglaze with red wine. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.


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