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Grandma's Spaghetti Sauce

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This is a recipe my grandma made for years and she never wrote it down until I was learning how to make it. It is a sweet meat sauce. I love it and just wanted to share it with everyone else. Let me know what you think. This recipe makes a lot of sauce. I usually put 4 cups in a resealable plastic bag and freeze for later use."
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50 m servings 397
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Cook and stir ground beef and onion in a large pot until beef is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease.
  2. Pour tomato sauce and tomato paste into the pot; season with pepper. Stir in tomato puree and ketchup. Add brown sugar, mustard, celery salt, onion salt, and garlic salt, stirring after each addition.
  3. Simmer sauce over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until flavors combine, 30 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle in Parmesan cheese during the last 5 minutes of cooking.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can add more sauce later, if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 397 calories; 19.1 35.1 23.3 73 2297 Full nutrition

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I thought this was pretty good - I always like trying new sauces and this was a change from the usual. You will get 12 servings (at 3/4 cup per serving) or 9 (1 cup) servings. I track my food, s...