Follow us:

+
Home Cooking 6

Italian style Meat Sauce with Middle Eastern Spices

zackly | Dec 15, 201305:20 PM

I needed to whip up a quick sauce for tortellini this evening after our driveway turned into an ice rink & we didn't dare drive anywhere. I had fresh ground beef on hand so I started out making a simple meat sauce. I browned the meat, added chopped garlic and onions, canned tomatoes and dry spices including oregano, basil thyme, crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. I also added fresh ground allspice, tummeric, garam masala, soy and Worcestershire sauce. Both my wife and I really liked it. Some culture must be cooking like this because these flavors work well together.
Are there any Italian or Middle Eastern regional cuisines that use similar spices?

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›
Log In or Sign Up to comment

Recommended from Chowhound

Plan your meals around fall premieres with TV Guide