Mom's Spaghetti and Sauce

READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
Recipe by looneytunesfan

I do the prep work in the morning and just let it simmer all day. When I get home, all I have to do is boil the spaghetti, brown some garlic bread and dinner is on.

Top Review by cindyloo

Turned out delicious! It was a hit! Here is what I tweaked on the recipe: Used zuchini and spinach instead of mushrooms and celery Only used about 1/2 tsp chili powder Used only brown sugar not the white This turned out to be a chunky spaghetti sauce with all the vegetables in it(which I like.) Only thing I noticed is there is no way we could've stretched this out to feed 10-12 like the recipe says. I served 6 adults with it and there was none left over!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, celery and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, ketchup, sugars, salt, oregano, chili powder and mustard. Stir in the beef mixture. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until heated through. Serve over spaghetti.

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