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fancy-dancy over the top spaghetti sauce

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Karla Harkins
Saginaw, TX

I have been using this recipe for over 35 years. It makes a very hearty spaghetti sauce that can really fill you up. Great with a nice salad and buttery-yummy-cheesy Garlic bread

(2 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For fancy-dancy over the top spaghetti sauce

  • 2 lb
    ground beef or italian sausage or a mixture of both
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 md
    bell pepper
  • 2 can
    tomato sauce, 15-1/2 ounce size
  • 2 can
    tomato paste, 12 ounce size
  • 1 can
    black olives, chopped, 7-1/2 ounce size (you can also use sliced olives if you desire)
  • 2 pkg
    spaghetti sauce mix with mushrooms
  • 3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 lb
    pasta of your choice

How To Make fancy-dancy over the top spaghetti sauce

  • 1
    Cook meat, drain fat. Add onions and bell peppers and cook until meat is browned and vegetables are tender.
  • 2
    Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer for 1-1/2 hours. While the sauce is simmering you can cook the pasta you choose to serve with this sauce.
  • 3
    Drain spaghetti and serve with sauce, top with cheese and serve with garlic toast. This is better the next day, if there is enough left.

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