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Arthur Zampaglione's Rustic Meat Sauce

Type: Cheese, Meat, Pork, Vegetables
Courses: Sauces
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlButter
1/8 cup 29mlOlive oil
2   Celery - minced
3   Carrots - minced
1 1/2   Onions - minced (medium)
4   Fresh bay leaves
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozGround veal
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozGround pork
4 cups 948mlStewed tomatoes - with juice
1 cup 237mlWhite wine
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBeef stewing meat - cut into 1-inch chunks
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozPork - cut into 1-inch chunks
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozSweet Italian sausage - skin and fennel seeds removed
  Salt and ground black pepper - to taste
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozItalian parsley - minced
1 lb 454g / 16ozWhite mushrooms - cut into wafer-thin slices
  Parmesan cheese - for garnish

Recipe Instructions

Melt butter with the olive oil over high heat. Add celery, carrot, onion and bay leaves, and saute over medium high heat for 5 minutes Reduce heat to medium low, add ground veal and pork, and simmer with vegetables, 7 minutes. Add tomatoes and their juice, cook uncovered for 15 minutes.

Add the wine, the chunked beef and pork and the sausage, and cook uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Adjust the seasoning with salt and ground black pepper. Add the mushrooms and parsley and toss Serve immediately over soft polenta, with grated Parmesan on the side.

Cook's Illustrated, Mar./Apr. 1994, Page 26.


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