Karla Everett Recipe

Karla's Spaghetti Sauce

By Karla Everett Karla59

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Karla's Story

I came up with this sauce years ago and its a family favorite , my girls always asks me to make it when they come for dinner.

I use this sauce on alot of my recipes like my spanish green beans that are posted here also.

This sauce freezes great.

I don't measure my seasoning , so this is a ruff estimate. season to your liking .


1 lb
lean hamburger
1 lb
ground country pork sausage
1 tsp
garlic powder
salt & pepper
1 large
onion , chopped
1 medium
green pepper , chopped
1 can(s)
sliced black olives , drained
1 can(s)
mushroom pieces , drained ( i use the button)
1 pkg
spaghetti sauce mix
29 oz. can(s)
tomato sauce
1/4 can(s)
water ( to clean out the sauce )
2 (6oz) can(s)
mushroom steak sauce (giorgio brand)
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp
crushed garlic (from a jar)
1 tsp
celery salt or flakes
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
1 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
1/3 c
parmesan cheese
2-3 small
hot yellow chili peppers , whole ; optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Fry hamburger and sausage in a large skillet; sprinkle with garlic powder , salt and pepper.(do not drain off fat)
Add onion , green peppers ; fry until onions and peppers are tender , Add mushrooms and black olives.
Sprinkle spice packet over top of meat mixture and mix in.
Add tomato sauce ,water , tomatoes , steak sauce , sugar and spices and the cheese ; mix well.
Add whole yellow chili peppers if you want a little spicy heat. Optional.(do not break)
Simmer for atleast 30 minutes to 1 hr. ( I like to simmer my sauce all day) Remove hot peppers when done.
Pour spaghetti sauce over cooked pasta and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #spaghetti, #sauce

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Mary Beam ciaoitalia
Aug 23, 2011
I actually used it in my lasagne. I'll post a pic.
Karla Everett Karla59
Aug 22, 2011
Mary , I'm glad you liked it . Not everyone likes mushrooms like I do , sometimes I leave them out too when I make it for my daughter. :D