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Very Special Spaghetti Sauce

TUCKER

"This is very meaty and not near as acid as most sauces. It's really worth the time. It makes a very large batch, so I often freeze half."
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Ingredients

3 h 30 m servings 508 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute garlic until golden brown. Stir in ground beef, onions and green pepper. Cook until beef is evenly brown, and onions are tender. Stir in flour until smooth. Stir in red wine, tomato sauce, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and sugar. Season with salt, cayenne pepper, celery salt, oregano and basil. Simmer for 3 hours. Stir in mushrooms at the end of cooking period.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 508 calories; 34.5 g fat; 20.9 g carbohydrates; 23.5 g protein; 81 mg cholesterol; 847 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I found I needed to make a few modifications to this recipe to get the result I was after. With the changes it was very good. Here's what I did differently. I used 1/2 lb. ground beef and 1/2...

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This sauce was too spicey and greasy. My kids wouldn't eat it. It does have potential...maybe decrease the oil...omit the cayanne....????

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I found I needed to make a few modifications to this recipe to get the result I was after. With the changes it was very good. Here's what I did differently. I used 1/2 lb. ground beef and 1/2...

This is the first time I've ever made homemade spaghetti sauce and this recipe is definitely a keeper. I made it for a church gathering and within minutes, not only was it gone, but people were...

Oh my goodness, I used to have this recipe years ago and lost it. How awesome to find it here. I could never remember the ingredients. It's a wonderful recipe. I always added bacon into my sauce...

I have tried several times to make my own sauce....never liked any of them. I don't like sauces that are too tangy or too sweet...this one was soooooo perfect. I didn't change anything as I li...

Excellent! My husband loves this recipe. I used canned tomatoes instead of fresh, and used brown sugar instead of white. I will no longer buy spaghetti sauce. This is it.

This was a good sauce. I put it in the slowcooker for 4 hours on low and even my picky eater wolfed it back without any complaint. Next time I will use another red wine tho. I tasted the wine af...

The only thing that prevented this from getting "5 stars" was the cayenne....I like spice, but not in spaghetti sauce. We've made it several times now without the cayenne & love it like that.

I did a 6 person serving and it was still enough for an army. This was pretty good. I cut the wine down to 6 TBS for a 6 person serving because in my XP too much wine is not a good thing. I a...

This sauce was too spicey and greasy. My kids wouldn't eat it. It does have potential...maybe decrease the oil...omit the cayanne....????