Knife for chopping veggies
Magic-Bullet-type blender (if you don't have one you'll have to simply mash tomatoes)
1 (14 1/2 oz) can whole tomatoes or diced, drained
1 large onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tablespoons butter
1 medium carrot, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
2 Tablespoons Worchestershire Sauce
1 Tablespoon of light or dark brown sugar
Juice from 1/2 lemon or 1 teaspoon of red wine vinegar
Pinch of cayenne (optional, if you have it)
1/2 tsp of Dijon mustard (optional if you have it)
4 Kaiser Rolls / Hamburger Rolls, toasted with or without butter.
1. Wash your hands.
2. Puree the tomatoes in the blender. Set aside.
10. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, approx 6 minutes.
12. Toast your rolls for added support for the sloppiness. Add butter or skip.