Esther’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce2013-07-14
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- Servings : 6 to 8
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 60m
- Ready In : 1:20 h
This information is per serving.
Here is a nice savory spaghetti sauce that is easy to put together, then just sits and simmers for an hour while you do other things.
The recipe was shared by our member Esther from Bedford. N. S., Canada. She says: “All of my children love this recipe. I used to use water for the liquid but find the broth gives it much more flavor.”
Easy Spaghetti Sauce
- 1 red or green pepper, chopped
- 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 - 28 ounce can whole tomatoes
- 1 small can tomato paste
- 1 small can tomato sauce
- 1 pound ground beef
- l0 ounces beef broth
- 1/4 teaspoon basil
- 1/8 teaspoon thyme
- 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
- 1 teaspoon rosemary
- 1 teaspoon tarragon
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon marjoram
Saute the onion, mushrooms, pepper and garlic. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce and tomato paste. Fill the tomato can with the broth (about 10 ounces of beef broth) and add to the mixture. Put in the spices. Cook the ground beef and add to the tomato mixture. Let simmer for about an hour or a bit more.
This spaghetti sauce recipe is very healthy. Serve it over whole wheat pasta for even greater nutrition.
In western cultures we eat tomato sauce over lots of pasta. The sauce itself is gluten free and also a wonderful diabetic recipe. If you need to eat gluten free, serve the sauce over gluten free pasta. For a wonderful diabetes recipe, I serve the sauce over quinoa or Italian meatballs and vegetables with a big salad on the side. You actually don’t miss the pasta after a while.
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