spaghetti sauce - from aunt ann

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By Belinda Loucks
from Troutdale, OR

Another recipe from yet another Aunt. She made the best spaghetti sauce. And why wouldn't she? She was full blood Italian and was a great cook. Her sauce is a little different than most, she made a sweet sauce.

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serves 4-6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 4 Hr

Ingredients For spaghetti sauce - from aunt ann

  • 2 can
    15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef (turkey or sausage if desired)
  • 1 md
    onion, finely diced
  • 6-10 md
    mushrooms; sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic; garlic press
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1 tsp
    sweet basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    bay leaves
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How To Make spaghetti sauce - from aunt ann

  • 1
    In a skillet brown ground beef and drain. Saute diced onions, garlic, mushrooms in olive oil.
  • 2
    In a 6-8 Qt sauce pan combine beef, onions, garlic, & mushrooms. Add tomato sauce and paste along with 1 - 15 oz can water and 1 - 6 oz can water.
  • 3
    Add all remaining items and stirring well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 3 to 4 hours. Check on every 30 minutes or so and stir.
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