Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Messy Giuseppes

(Sloppy Joe's Italian cousin)

by Brenda
1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
5 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 medium portobello mushroom cap, chopped
1/8 teason allspice
1/2 teaspoon chrushed red pepper flakes
salt & pepper
3/4 cup beef stock
1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
1 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 small can tomato paste
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/8 to 1/4 cup basil
1/4 cup parmesean cheese
4 hoagie rolls
mozzarella cheese

Preheat broiler to high.

Brown hamburger in a skillen. Add green pepper, onion, 3/4 of the garlic, mushrooms, allspice, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper to the beef and cook for 5-8 minutes.

Add the beef stock, worcestershire sauce, tomaotes & tomatoe paste. Bring the mixture to a bubble, reduce heat to medium-low and gently simmer for 10 minutes.

While the meat is simmering, combine the remaining garlic with the softened butter, basil and parmesan cheese. Split the rolls in half lengthwise. Press open onto a cookie sheet. Spread the butter mixture onto the rolls. Top with sliced mozarella cheese. Toast under broiler for 2-3 minutes or until cheese melts.

Serve the rolls with the meat sauce.

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