"Old School " Spaghetti

Tara Waites

By
@TLW527

Growing up we didn't always have all the ingredients for a spaghetti dinner so my mom would create things with what she had. This recipe became a staple in our neighborhood (Oak Cliff) not just our home.


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Serves:

15

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
ground chuck
1 large
bell pepper - diced
1 medium
onion - diced
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
dried basil (fresh if you have it)
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
tomato sauce (15 oz)
8 oz
tomato puree
8 oz
shopeg corn
8 oz
macaroni, elbow
2 Tbsp
slap yo mama seasoning (lawry's or something similar)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bell pepper, onion and ground beef (add some Slap yo Mama seasoning to taste. Drain.
2
Cook the elbow macaroni as the box instructs, drain and rinse with cold water.
3
Mix all the other ingredients in a large pot over medium heat.
4
Once you get a boil add the ground beef mixture and simmer for ten minutes.
5
Add the pasta and simmer for 5 more minutes.
6
Serve and eat.
7
Side note:
You can sub a can of Hunts spaghetti sauce for the 15 oz can of tomato sauce.

Some add parmesan cheese for a topping

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern