Spaghetti Sauce - From Aunt Ann

Belinda Loucks


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
4 Hr


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2 can(s)
15 oz tomato sauce
1 can(s)
6 oz tomato paste
1 lb
lean ground beef (turkey or sausage if desired)
1 medium
onion, finely diced
6-10 medium
mushrooms; sliced
2 clove
garlic; garlic press
1/4 c
white sugar
2 tsp
1 tsp
sweet basil
1/2 tsp
ground pepper
1 tsp
olive oil
bay leaves

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce - From Aunt Ann


  • 1In a skillet brown ground beef and drain. Saute diced onions, garlic, mushrooms in olive oil.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Add 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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About Spaghetti Sauce - From Aunt Ann

Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #sweet, #spaghetti, #sauce

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