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Nana's Spaghetti Sauce with Meat Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 lbs. ground beef
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2: 6- oz can tomato paste
1 1/2 cup water
2: 24- oz jar tomato puree
5-6 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. sugar
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp onion powder
1 Tbsp. dried basil

Directions:
Directions:
In a large stockpot, saute garlic until soft and fragrant in olive oil, about 2 minutes. Add ground beef and brown until thoroughly cooked through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Pour in the tomato paste, tomato puree, and seasonings. Stir to mix well. Add water and bring mixture to low boil, Reduce heat and let mixture simmer, uncovered, for 2 or more hours (the longer the better, but minimum 2 hours), stirring occasionally.

Serve hot over fresh pasta.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nana's spaghetti sauce was so thick and meaty. She never skimped on the ground beef!

 

 

 

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