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    Homemade Spaghetti

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    40 mins

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    Kitchencrazy in NC's Note:

    This is a recipe that I learned from my mom. She was Vietnamese, but since her husband (my dad) was an American, she tried to make American dishes as well. Through the years, she would change & improvise. I could never get an exact recipe from her on this. On one of her last trips to NC to visit us, she made this & I made sure to watch very closely. This is a great recipe with a nice green salad & garlic bread!!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot boiling water, add a pinch of salt for flavor & add pasta. Cook according to package directions. Drain & set aside.
    2. 2
      While pasta is cooking, in a large skillet add oil. Once oil is hot, add ground beef, onions, garlic & green peppers. Cook until ground beef & cooked thoroughly & onions are translucent. Drain.
    3. 3
      Add ground beef mixture back into skillet & add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, chicken bouillon cubes, oregano, basil & brown sugar. Stir. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce to med. heat to bring the sauce to a simmer; cover with a lid & stir occasionally for about 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      On a large platter, place pasta & then top with spaghetti sauce. Top with grated parmesan cheese & parsley. Serve with a salad & garlic bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 30, 2013

      55

      I enjoy making homemade spaghetti sauce since it tastes so much better then store bought and this was very good sauce. Used ground round and ziti pasta for a change of pace. Eyeballed a couple sprinkles of brown sugar because I didnt want a overly sweet sauce. I had petite diced tomatoes on hand so I substituted one can for the stewed tomatoes. For the water and chicken bouillon cubes I used one cup of chicken broth. Want to give this a try with italian sausage some time soon. Made and reviewed for PAC Spring 2013.

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    • on April 10, 2010

      45

      This makes a very thick meaty sauce. The only thing I would change slightly, is less brown sugar. It makes a nice tasty sauce! It was very easy and very good. Thank you for sharing your mothers recipe. Made for Spring PAC 2010.

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Spaghetti

    Serving Size: 1 (295 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 536.0
     
    Calories from Fat 187
    34%
    Total Fat 20.7 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 6.3 g
    31%
    Cholesterol 55.2 mg
    18%
    Sodium 752.8 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.0 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 14.3 g
    57%
    Protein 26.0 g
    52%

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