Connie's mom's speghetti sauce

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

Momma loved her spaghetti sauce. I have to admit, I've added my own touches. Sorry, mom. It's easy and really tastes great.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
ground chuck
2
shallots, chopped
2 Tbsp
garlic
3 stalk(s)
celery, washed, peeled and chopped
1 small
pkg. mushrooms or jar of mushrooms
2 Tbsp
thyme leaves, fresh is best
2 can(s)
tomatoe sauce, small cans
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
water, use diced tomatoe can
salt and pepper to taste
red pepper flakes, optional
2 Tbsp
olive oil
3 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, fresh and sliced
fresh parmesan cheese on top of speghetti to taste
parsley flakes

Step-By-Step

1Saute shallots, mushrooms and celery in small amount of olive oil.
2Add garlic and ground chuck. Brown mixture.
3Add tomatoe sauce, diced tomatoes and water.
4Stir to combine well.
5Once mixture is browned nicely, add thyme leaves, salt and pepper. If you wish, you could add pepper flakes.
6Add 3 tablespoons of parmesan cheese and cook on low for two hours. Please use fresh parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with parsley flakes.
7Serve over speghetti sprinkled with additional parmesan cheese.
8Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids