Contributed by Catsrecipes Y-Group

  • Source: O Magazine
  • Makes 4 cups sauce

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Finely chop onion, carrot and celery.
  2. In a heavy bottomed pan or Dutch oven over low heat, cook pancetta until all fat is rendered and pancetta is just beginning to brown.
  3. Add chopped vegetables, raise heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently until onion is translucent and soft.
  4. Add ground beef, breaking it up with a spoon, ¼ t.
  5. (to start) salt, plus pepper and allspice.
  6. Cook until meat is brown.
  7. Add milk.
  8. When it begins to simmer, reduce heat to low and cook at a gentle simmer, stirring occasionally until milk has mostly boiled away, about.
  9. Add tomatoes and juice; bring to a simmer.
  10. Cove pot, reduce heat to low and allow sauce to cook very gently at barest simmer, 2½ to 3 hours.
  11. Just before sauce is done, bring a pot of water to boil, salt it generously and boil pasta according to package directions.
  12. Drain, mix with a third of sauce, then serve with remaining sauce on top with lots of grated parmigiano cheese.
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