Maw's Spaghetti

jan c

By
@xojewel

my grandma made this for us when we were growing up, and i've yet to find a homemade spagetti sauce I like better. It is best after the flavors meld overnight.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
We added the optional eggplant.., and absolutely loved it! The seasoning in this recipe is perfection.

Ingredients

1/4-1/2 c
salt pork i do the 1/2 c
1 1/2 lb
ground beef- turkey- mix w/ itallian sausage. etc. your choice
1/2-1 medium
onion chopped
2 clove
fresh garlic
12 oz can(s)
tomato paste
2 can(s)
water
1 Tbsp
itallian seasoning
1 Tbsp
basil, dried
1 Tbsp
oregano, dried
1-2 Tbsp
white karo syrup to taste
1 pkg
sliced mushrooms fresh are better
1/2 medium
eggplant sliced and quartered. you can leave this out.
1 Tbsp
parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Render out salt pork until well done. remove from pan and set aside. Don't eat them all cause you will be tempted. Render=(( to try out oil from fat, blubber, etc., by melting.))
2
Add to hot skillet- 1/2 to 1 Large chopped Onion- and 2 cloves of minced Garlic until just translucent.
3
Add Ground Beef and cook just until the pink is gone. Strain grease. Return meat to pan and add the Karo Syrup, In the meantime.....
4
Add the Large can of Tomato Paste and fill can 2x with water. Heat until well disolved. Add the Oregano, Basil, Parsley, Itallian Seasoning. I like a lot of flavor so I add a large heaping TBSP of each.
5
Add the Beef mixture back into pan and simmer 30-40 minutes.
6
10-15 minutes before done, add the eggplant and fresh mushrooms. Stir in and do not overcook. Right before turning off, add the salt pork. Serve Immediately. Yum..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian