flowerSpaghetti Sauce…the best!

I have never, so far, come across anyone that doesn’t like a good spaghetti dinner.  For a long time for some reason I could not make a good spaghetti sauce.

One weekend we decided to go and visit our friends in Ottawa.  When we got there I could smell this wonderful sauce that had been simmering for hours.  I couldn’t wait to taste it!

When dinner time came I eagerly came to the table..the smells!!!!  .I wasn’t disappointed!   I could have literally eaten the whole pot it was soooooo good!

So of course I had to get the recipe..and he was willing to share.  It did not take long after we got home that I wanted to try it.  It’s an easy recipe, goes together in short order and is deliscious. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.

 

 

 

 

 

Spaghetti Sauce…the best!

  1. 2 28oz cans of San Marzano whole peeled tomatoes…from Costco…squished with your hands
  2. 1 large can of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce
  3. 1 can of Tomato Paste
  4. 1 lb lean ground beef
  5. 2 Italian sausage…casings removed…you choose how spicy
  6. 1 onion…finely chopped
  7. 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  8. 1 good size carrot..finely chopped
  9. 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  10. 2 large cloves of garlic..minced
  11. salt & pepper to taste
  12. 1/3 – 1/2 cup of good red wine
  13. 1 TBSP each….oregano, basil, Italian seasoning, 2 bay leaves
  14. 3 TBSP of brown sugar

Directions:

  • brown your ground beef and sausage together…drain fat
  • add onion and cook till onion is translucent
  • add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes
  • add celery, carrot, pepper and sauté for 2 minutes
  • take your two cans of tomatoes and squish them with your hands..you can wear gloves…
  • add tomatoes, tomato paste,  Hunt’s Tomato Sauce to your meat mixture
  • Add red wine and spices
  • add brown sugar
  • bring to a boil then simmer for at least 2 hours…
  • use your favourite pasta

Enjoy!

 

 

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