One half pound each of beef, pork and veal.
1 1/2 lb trio (beef, pork, veal)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tsps fennel seeds rubbed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup red wine
2 tbsps balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp citrus zest (lemon, orange)
1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1 - 28 oz can tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp salt
In a heavy bottomed large pot, brown meat in olive oil. Add celery, carrot, onion, fennel seed and garlic.
Add red wine and balsamic and cook 15 minutes uncovered.
Add the remaining ingredients and continue cooking on medium low heat 1 - 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, and it'll go from this...
Serve over your favourite pasta with lots of parmesan cheese.