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Title: Italian Meat Sauce
Categories: Sauces
Yield: 5 cups

1/4 c Butter
1/2 c Oil, olive
1 1/2 c Onion; finely chopped
1 c Carrots; grated
1/2 c Celery; finely chopped
2 1/2 c Mushrooms; finely chopped
2 ts Parsley; finely chopped
2 lb Beef, lean ground
2 tb Flour, all purpose
2 tb Tomato puree
1 c Wine, red
3 1/2 c Beef broth
Salt; to taste
Pepper; to taste
Oregano; to taste
Garlic; to taste

Combine butter and oil in large frypan and heat. Add onions and saute for
one minute. Add carrots, celery, mushrooms and parsley; cook, stirring
frequently for 5 min. Crumble in ground beef and cook, stirring frequently
until lightly browned. Sprinkle flour over the ground beef and stir until
well blended. Stir in puree'. Add wine gradually, stirring constantly. Add
the broth and season with spices as desired. Simmer, stirring occasionally,
for about 1 hour or until thickened. Serve with pasta.