READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Mama Tromp

This is a simple recipe that tastes just like home. It's a nice inexpensive way to make it, instead of buying a 3 dollar jar of sauce and having to add flavor to it...

Top Review by bmcnichol

This was OK for us. I followed the recipe exactly as written but we thought it was really thin and needed more spices. I added another can of tomato paste and onion and garlic powder. I then had to add a good bit of sugar. This made it better but it was still thin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, brown beef and sausage (squeezed out of it's casing). Drain fat.
  2. Add tomato paste, and fill the can with water 5 times, adding to paste. Add tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, salt, and a pinch of sugar. Drop in the baby carrots (these are only added to absorb the acidic flavor of the sauce and mellow it out).
  3. Sauce will be watery at first, and will thicken over time. It can be cooked fast over high heat, or slow simmered over low heat for several hours.
  4. Before serving, remove the baby carrots.
  5. Cook spaghetti noodles to package directions and drain. Serve spaghetti sauce over bed of noodles.

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