Desi's Tomato Meat Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by luniemoonie

Makes 8 servings



Italian sausage, fresh basil, and rich undertones from the wine. Needs a heavier pasta, such as fettuccine. Whole wheat/multi grain noodles are excellent with this sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Desi's Tomato Meat Sauce

8 oz. italian sausage
42 oz. canned tomatoes, diced
2 carrots, minced
2 stalks celery, minced
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh basil, slivered
1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Recipe Directions for Desi's Tomato Meat Sauce

  1. Remove sausage from casings (8 oz should equal approximately 2 links of sausage). Heat oil in a deep skilled over medium heat. Add sausage; cook until browned.

  2. Add the onion. Stir until transluscent and soft, but don't brown.

  3. Add carrots and celery. Cook until softened, but do not brown.

  4. Add Garlic, and stir for about 30 seconds.

  5. Add red wine and scrape up any browned (meat) bits from the bottom of the skillet. Cook, stirring often, until wine has almost completely evaporated.

  6. Add tomatoes and allow to simmer, stirring often, until liquid has reduced and sauce has thickened.

  7. Add basil, season with salt, black or red pepper and olive oil to taste. Serve with a stout pasta, such as fettuccine.

Categories

Pork, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 221.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
161
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
235mg
10%
Potassium
526mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
8.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
7.1g
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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