“My daughter asked me for spaghetti and meat sauce one night for dinner. Unfortunately, my favorite recipe takes about 3 hours from start to finish and it was already 4:00 PM, so I decided to come up with a quick version of the recipe. It not only cuts down time (it was ready in 30 minutes!), but we all agreed that we enjoyed this version even more! Hooray for small victories!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the carrot and onion to the hot skillet and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute longer.
  2. Crumble the beef and pork into the skillet. Cook and stir until no longer pink. Pour in the red wine, parsley, and Worcestershire and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the crushed tomatoes, celery salt, Parmesan cheese, and cayenne. Stir well to combine. Turn down the heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. The sauce is ready to serve. If you would like a thicker consistency, allow the sauce to simmer longer until desired consistency is reached. If you would like a thinner consistency, pour in a little heavy cream or milk.
  4. Serve over hot pasta.
  5. Enjoy!

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