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Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Spaghetti Sauce, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Geneal Smith
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008


1 large can tomatoes
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1 (12 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 bay leaf
1 t. salt
1 t. tabasco
1 T. sugar
1 T. Worchestershire sauce
2 chopped onions
1 c. chopped celery
1 chopped green pepper
1 t. thyme
1 t. oregano
1 clove garlic
1 can mushrooms (stems & pieces or whole)

Simmer tomatoes, paste, sauce, bay leaf, salt, Tabasco, sugar and Worchestershire sauce for a long time. Saute in olive oil until tender the onions, celery, green pepper, thyme, oregano, garlic, and mushrooms. Brown in same pan as above 1 pound of ground beef. Mix all three and simmer for 2 1/2 hours or more on low.




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