Brown ground beef with minced garlic and salt and pepper, to taste. Drain ground beef and set aside.
Place oil and onions in a saucepan and saute on high heat until soft. Add all cans of tomato products. Fill the tomato puree can with hot water and dissolve beef and chicken base in this water. Add this water and base mixture to saucepan. Add all other ingredients and heat through. Once hot, add the browned ground beef and simmer on low heat for approximately 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Serve over your favorite pasta -- enjoy!!!!
This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Trish Appleby, owner at Donatelli's in White Bear Lake, MN