Neapolitan Spaghetti Sauce

Neapolitan Spaghetti Sauce

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Ingredients

2 onions, sliced thin
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup olive oil
1 1/2 pounds finely ground beef
2 1/2 cups tomato juice
1 1/2 cups tomato puree
1 can Italian tomato paste
4 chili peppers (hot)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1teaspoon sugar
12 stuffed green olives, sliced

Method

Brown onions and garlic in oil, add meat and brown slightly. 

Heat tomato juice, puree, and paste in a deep kettle; add meat mixture, chilis, salt, pepper, and sugar. 

Simmer 2.5 to 3 hours until thick. Remove chili peppers and add olives. Simmer 10 minutes longer. 

Serve with spaghetti, top with Parmesan cheese. 

Makes sauce for 1 pound of spaghetti. 

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