Sissy's Poor Boy Spaghetti

Sissy's Poor Boy Spaghetti Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This family favorite was born from experimentation, and it became a hot hit. Source: unknown


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    1 pkg. bacon, 16 oz
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    1 can tomatoes, 28 oz
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    1 can herbed tomato sauce, 15 oz
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    1 can hot spicy v-8 juice, 12 oz
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    1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
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    dash red pepper flakes
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    1 tbsp. salt
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    6 ribs celery, chopped
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    1 medium onion, chopped
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    1/4 green bell pepper, chopped
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    2 pkg. vermicelli, 12 oz. each

How to Make Sissy's Poor Boy Spaghetti


  1. Reserve 4 slices bacon, Fry remainder til very crisp and then crumble. In large pan, mix crumbled bacon, desired amount of bacon drippings, and all other ingredients except vermicelli. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally til celery becomes soft.
  2. Cook vermicelli about 7 minutes and drain. Place in two 2 quart baking dishes, pour tomato mixture over top, and mix thoroughly. Lay 2 slices reserved bacon on top of each baking dish and broil til bacon curls. Watch carefully to prevent scorching. Serves 10 to 12.
    From Didi Dwyer Montgomery.

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About Sissy's Poor Boy Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta

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