Spaghetti Sauce
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. lean Ground Beef
  • 1 lb. Ground Sausage
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 2 Celery stalks
  • 1 Zuccinni
  • 7 Roma Tomatoes (Chop all veg.)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1- 6 oz. can Tomatoe Paste
  • 1 can Water
  • 2-15 oz. cans Tomatoe Sauce
  • add a little Water to wash out bottom of cans
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot (shredded)
  • 2 t. Oregano (give it a little pinch to wake up the flavor)
  • 2 t. Basil
  • a little more Pepper
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
  • 3-4 Pepperocini (chopped)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • (Optional add ins:)
  • Mushrooms (sliced)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Directions:
  2. Brown ground beef & sausage with salt & pepper, drain fat. Then to larger pot add ground beef & sausage mixture, onion, green pepper, celery, tomatoe and zuccinni. Add tomatoe paste, stir, add water, stir, add tomatoe sauce & water, stir. Add rest of ingrediants and 1 clove minced garlic. Simmer 3 hours on low heat, stirring occasionally. Last 1/2 hour of cooking time add the rest of the garlic.
  3. Note: I've recently been cooking this in my crock pot and that works great! Add browned beef & sausage and all other ingrediants and 1 clove minced garlic to crock pot and let simmer all day on low. Add the rest of the garlic to sauce an hour before it's finished cooking...
  4. Number Of Servings: Use 1/3 the sauce for dinner and freeze the other 2/3 for future dinners.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Source of Recipe: My Kitchen Jamie loves her mothers sauce.... Use this sauce for spaghetti, ravioli, tortelini or lasagna. This is my own recipe that took Years to perfect.... Note: I've recently been cooking this in my crock pot and that works great! Add browned beef & sausage and all other ingrediants and 1 clove minced garlic to crock pot and let simmer all day on low. Add the rest of the garlic to sauce an hour before it's finished cooking... Number Of Servings: Use 1/3 the sauce for dinner and freeze the other 2/3 for future dinners.