Sheila's Homemade Spaghetti

Sheila Hinds


This is a recipe my mother made for us while growing up. With eleven children to feed she made her Homemade Spaghetti with meatballs and sausage almost every Sunday. My mother was one who would say if you kids want to learn to cook watch me. Well, I was one who did watch, and I think it is real close to hers.


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8 Hr


  • 2 lb
  • 4 can(s)
    crushed tomato
  • 2 can(s)
    diced tomato
  • 3 pkg
    italian mild sausage (15 total)
  • 4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    yellow onion chopped (optional)
  • 1 large
    green pepper chopped
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese (divided by half)
  • 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Sheila's Homemade Spaghetti


  1. Open all six cans of sauce. Place in large pan add chopped onion, pepper, 1/2 cups Parmesan, 1/2 cup sharp cheddar, & 4tbs butter. Cook all sausage. Keep the juice & add to sauce cook for 1 hour.
  2. Meatballs: Add the other 1/2 of Parmesan, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup of milk, the basil, oregano, & Italian seasoning. Mix all together & form into medium sized-balls. Place into sauce to cook for seven hours or until sausage is very tender.
  3. Make spaghetti. Pour sauce over and enjoy!

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