Actress Tanna Frederick’s PAPA’S RED SAUCE
1 28 oz. can of tomato sauce
1 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes
1 6 oz. can of tomato paste
1 tsp fish sauce
1 Tb Italian herbs or 1 tsp oregano, 1 tsp, thyme, 1 tsp basil, 1/2 tsp rosemary
1/2 – 1 bottle of red wine (may used open bottle forgotten in pantry even if slightly acidic)
2 bay leaves
3 onions diced
10 garlic cloves crushed and sliced
1 – 2 lbs ground pork or burger or soy
6 Tb olive oil
brown suger, salt and pepper
Asiago, romano, or parmesan cheese grated – whatever is in fridge
Add first 8 ingredients in large pot, simmer for four hours. Combine olive oil, onions, garlic, burger. Medium heat until meat is browned and add to red sauce mix. At about 3 hours taste and add brown sugar to balance acidity, salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with pasta or rice. top with grated cheese or parsley.