Homemade Meat Sauce
Homemade Meat Sauce Ingredients (8 Servings)
- 2 lb ground round
- ½ lb ground pork
- 3 jumbo tomatoes, diced
- 56 oz. Cento crushed tomatoes
- 3 oz. Cento tomato paste
- ½ jumbo yellow onion, peeled and diced
- 5 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup red wine
- 2 tsp. basil
- 2 tsp. oregano
- 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
- 2 tsp. white sugar
- sea salt, to taste
Sauté the ground round and ground pork on the stovetop in a large skillet on medium-high heat until browned, seasoning with salt and pepper while sautéing.
Drain excess fat on a plate with paper towels and then return it to the skillet.
Stir in the onion and garlic, and continue to cook for about a minute.
Add the basil, oregano, red pepper and red wine.
Cook for 1 minute before adding the crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, salt, and pepper.
Continue Stirring for 5 minutes.
Transfer the mixture from the skillet to a slow cooker on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.
Serve on top of fresh pasta.