Mom's Famous Hearty Spaghetti Sauce

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READY IN: 8hrs 15mins
Recipe by lgcoffin

My family and friends all love this incredibly easy recipe. It produces a thick, hearty sauce with a ton of flavor. Additional meat can be added (I add meatballs and a combination of sweet and spicy sausage as my budget affords). Enjoy! Note: The longer you allow the sauce to simmer, the better the flavor. If I'm home, I usually let the sauce simmer for the better part of the day on the stove or cook it overnight in a crock pot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in large stock pot (or crock pot if cooking overnight).
  2. Allow sauce to simmer on low heat until all vegetables are soft and meats are cooked through.
  3. Sprinkle top with pepper (I use about 3/4 tbsp).
  4. After a few hours, taste the sauce. If it is a little acidic, add the sugar and continue to simmer.
  5. Serve with favorite pasta and Parmesan cheese.

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