Melt the butter with the oil in large,
deep frying pan. Cook chopped bacon over medium heat until soft, then
add prosciutto, pulling apart the fine slices. Cook for one minute. Lower
heat slightly. Add onion, carrots, celery and cook until vegetables are
Raise heat, and stir in ground beef,
veal and pork. Cook, breaking apart with a wooden spoon, until meat crumbles.
Add broth and wine, and cook to thicken slightly, about 10 minutes. Add
tomatoes, clove, nutmeg, and hot water. Lower heat to medium low. Cook
partially covered about 3/4 hour, stirring frequently.
Five minutes before serving, add mushrooms,
chicken livers and parsley. Blend in heavy cream. If the sauce is thin,
cook for a few minutes more over low heat. Add salt and freshly milled
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Serves 6 - 8
recipe from www.inmamaskitchen.com
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