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Italian Spaghetti Sauce     Back to Italian     Printer Friendly Page

Recipe By Orville
Preparation Time 1:00
Serves 6

Serve over your favorite pasta and top with some grated parmesan cheese.

1 pound ground pork or beef
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon red pepper olive oil
1/2 cup red onion -- chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper -- chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper -- chopped
1/2 cup fresh tomatos -- chopped
1/4 cup green olives -- chopped
1/4 cup ripe olives -- chopped
2 tablespoons garlic -- minced
3 bay leaves
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon tarragon
1/2 cup red wine
1 tablespoon tarragon, red wine, or balsamic vinegar
1 can tomato paste -- 6oz
2 cans tomato sauce -- 15 oz cans
3 tablespoons butter
salt and pepper -- to taste

In a dutch oven or large pot add the olive oil. Add the onion and saute'. Add the bell pepper, tomatoes, and olives. Add the 1 pound of ground meat and start browning. Now add all of the spices, the vinegar and the red wine. After the meat is browned add the tomato paste and the tomato sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste. Turn heat to low and cook the sauce, covered, for another 45 minutes. Serve over your favorite pasta.