I’m going to give up my secret recipe for meat sauce here…. Try to contain yourself!
Saute one head (not a clove, a HEAD) of minced garlic and one coarsely chopped onion in Olive Oil.
Add one each of coarsely chopped red green and yellow pepper.
Two small or one large coarsely chopped zucchini
1 bag of frozen cauliflower florets (if you’re Canadian, go to Superstore and buy their brand)
2 cups of coarsely sliced mushrooms.
Add one large can of crushed tomatoes, one jar of chili sauce, one small can of tomato paste and one large can of diced tomatoes.
Lots of Worcestershire sauce, three large table spoons of sambal chili (or lots of Tabasco).
Oregano, thyme, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to taste.
Brown 2lbs of lean ground beef, strain and add to pot.
Add one bag of frozen petite peas (again, Superstore).
Adjust seasoning to taste.
This makes a LOT… so either scoop into containers and freeze or invite your entire neighborhood over for dinner…. I plan to freeze mine… I’m not fond of my neighbors!
Serve over pasta or spaghetti squash.