2-1/2 pounds ground beef
2 medium green peppers, finely chopped
1 medium red pepper, finely chopped
1 large Vidalia onion, chopped
1 entire bunch of celery, chopped
1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes in puree
1 can (16 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
1 cup water
1T olive oil
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2-1/4 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
16 hoagie buns or other sandwich rolls, split
- In a Dutch oven, cook beef and vegetables in olive oil over medium-high heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, drain.
- Stir in all remaining ingredients except buns. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 1 hour or until desired consistency and flavors are blended, stirring occasionally.
- Serve on buns. Yield: 16 servings.
It is said Dynamites originated right in Madison Maine. All I know is they sure taste good. They always come in handy for quick fund raisers, also.