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1 pound Meatballs
1/2 pound Chopped pork or sausage meat
1/4 cup Olive oil
1 Onion chopped
2 Cloves garlic crushed
1 Carrot grated
1 Stalk celery grated
2 tablespoons Tomato paste
1 3/4 pounds Can tomato puree
1 3/4 pounds Can Italian tomatoes,
2 cups Water
Salt and pepper to taste

In a large pot lightly brown garlic in olive oil and discard. Add onion, celery and carrot and saute until translucent. Add meat and lightly brown stirring often. Add tomato paste and simmer 1 min. Add tomatoes, tomato puree and water and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours stirring often. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve over cooked hot pasta or rice. *option-instead of 2 cups water, you may add 1 cup water and 1 cup red wine (dry)