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       Title: ITALIAN MEAT SAUCE
  Categories: Sauces
       Yield: 5 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Olive oil
   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 t  Parsley; finely chopped
       2 lb Lean ground beef/hamburger
       2 T  Flour
       2 T  Tomato puree
       1 c  Red wine
   3 1/2 c  Beef broth
       1 x  Salt; to taste
       1 x  Pepper; to taste
       1 x  Oregano; to taste
       1 x  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. Each serving is about 1 cup of sauce.
  
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