Flex Fuel Favorite (Recipe) Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

2 pounds lean ground beef
2 pounds ground turkey or pork
1 pound Italian or Chicken sausage
2 large onions, chopped
2 medium-sized green peppers, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
2 (28-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cans tomato paste
2 cups Burgundy or other dry red wine
2 cups water
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 bay leaves
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons  dried basil, crushed
2 teaspoons brown sugar

Hot cooked spaghetti
Grated Parmesan cheese

Combine first 6 ingredients in a stockpot; cook over medium-high heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble meat; drain well. Stir in tomatoes and next 9 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Uncover and simmer 1 hour, or tp desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaves. Serve over hot spaghetti; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield : 16 cups.

TO STORE: Refrigerate remaining spaghetti sauce in a tightly covered container up to 1 week. FREEZE remaining sauce in desired amounts in labeled airtight containers up to 3 months.

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