Chef Time!

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Giving A Classic A New Life

I think it’s safe to say that everyone loves spaghetti! But why not spice up this classic? This recipe is a must. It brings the tastes of coffee to traditional Italian sauce. The sweet from the sauce and the bitter from the coffee make a great pair. Try it this weekend with your friends!
Coffee spaghetti sauce

Coffee Spaghetti Sauce
1 lb. ground beef
2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 or 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
2 or 3 tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp. tomato paste
¾ c. French Roast, freshly brewed
½ lb. mushrooms, sliced
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 pinch sugar
1 tsp. oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
½ lb. spaghetti
Parmesan cheese, grated
Brown onions and garlic in olive oil.
Add ground beef and brown.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms and coffee.
Simmer for about 30 minutes, adding water if necessary.
Add oregano, sugar, salt and pepper.
Serve with spaghetti.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese.

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