Fancy-dancy Over The Top Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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Fancy-dancy Over the top Spaghetti sauce

Karla Harkins


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 votes
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


2 lb
ground beef or italian sausage or a mixture of both
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 medium
bell pepper
2 can(s)
tomato sauce, 15-1/2 ounce size
2 can(s)
tomato paste, 12 ounce size
1 can(s)
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
bay leaf
1 lb
pasta of your choice


1Cook meat, drain fat. Add onions and bell peppers and cook until meat is browned and vegetables are tender.
2Stir 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.
3Drain spaghetti and serve with sauce, top with cheese and serve with garlic toast. This is better the next day, if there is enough left.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian