"SPAGHETTI SAUCE" My 60's Farm Style Recipe

Nancy J. Patrykus


This recipe is my own sauce I devised, trying to use up my garden veggies in the fall Before "Jack Frost" toke over.
Fall was the time for canning, freezing and putting away for a rainy day! Nothing like having your own home grown food.We had a farm in the 50's, row cropping soy beans and field corn in Indiana.I only won 2nd prize at the county fair for this recipe and I have had many requests for this recipe. I just threw what I had or wanted into the pot.
Eventually I had to write out a recipe, for friends and family!
This is it, I made it again yesterday. Please enjoy.
Nancy. 9/28/13

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Family of 4


30 Min


3 Hr


Slow Cooker Crock Pot


2 c
carrots,....... chopped
2 c
celery ribs....chopped
2 c
2 clove
2 qt
tomatoes, canned
2 can(s)
tomato paste...small cans
2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
1-1/2 lb
ground beef
2 can(s)
tomato sauce.. a small can......2 spicy is nice
2 Tbsp
2 medium
green peppers... seeded and chopped small
2 c
chopped mushrooms

Directions Step-By-Step

Start browning the ground beef.
Add the chopped onion.
When done pour into the crockpot.
Clean and prepare all 6 veggies, add to the pot.
Add all spices.
Add canned tomatoes,
tomato paste mixed with 2 cans water,
and tomato sauce.
Salt and pepper to taste.
And sugar.....stir well
Cover the crockpot and cook.
Water can be added, but don't make it soupy!
1 box of spaghetti....cook what you want.
This recipe makes a big batch.
A farmers style!
Play with it, add or delete to your taste.
You can freeze the leftover sauce in plastic bags.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American