Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This is my great grandma's spaghetti sauce recipe. My mom made this growing up and I could sit and eat it by the spoonful. With a nice chunk of garlic bread. This is my absolute favorite spaghetti sauce of all time. Additional veggies can be added. This recipe also freezes very well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown hamburger and onion in Dutch oven. Drain fat.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in pot.
  3. Let simmer 3-4 hours stirring occasionally.
  4. *Use meatballs instead of hamburger for a tasty variation.


Most Helpful

This is very similar to my grandma's spaghetti sauce -- at least in flavor! I added a bay leaf to the simmering sauce, otherwise, made as directed. Thanks, Chef on the Coast, for a nostalgic spaghetti sauce! Made for Aussie New Zealand Recipe Swap.

mersaydees November 08, 2009

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