Sweet, Beefy Spaghetti Sauce

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“A sauce to be made with stuff you'd usually have on hand. Its my mom's recipe, with one ammendment: onions. They add a sweeter taste to the sauce. If you want it even sweeter, add a red pepper.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in bottom of Dutch oven.
  2. Cook garlic, onions,& green peppers for 3 or 4 minutes.
  3. Add beef,& brown, not stirring too much, because you want chunks of beef.
  4. Turn a few cranks of freshly ground pepper over beef as you cook.
  5. When beef is browned, add tomatoes, tomato paste, vegetable stock, mushrooms, basil, salt& 1/4 tsp pepper.
  6. Just as sauce begins to bubble, add the bay leaves, then simmer 1& 1/2 hours.

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