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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Homemade Spaghetti Sauce, by , is from Herring Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorrie Herring
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008


1 lb ground beef
1 lg onion, chopped
2 cans (15 oz each) tomato sauce
1 bay leaf
1 tsp dried basil
3/4 tsp dried oregano
1 clove garlic (minced)
2 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

In a large pan, cook ground beef and onion until meat is browned & onion is tender. Drain.

Add the remainder of ingredients to meat & onion and bring to a boil. When mixture is about to boil, reduce heat & cover & simmer for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove the bay leaf & serve over hot cooked spaghetti or macaroni.




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