Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

My Grandparents and Mother came to United States from Germany. This is a recipe my Mother made when we were Kids. We always loved it. Hope you like this as much as we do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. chop onion to desired size.
  2. trim all fat from meat, and cut to desired serving sizes.
  3. in a large pot melt 1 Tbsp shortening, and saute onions till soft. remove and set aside.
  4. add other 2 Tbsp shortening brown meat.
  5. after meat is browned, add onions,and tomatoes with juice, reserving 1/3 can of juice to mix the flour.
  6. cover and simmer on medium heat for 1 hour.
  7. add salt and pepper.
  8. while this is simmering, mix flour and reserved tomatoe juice till smooth.
  9. after an hour remove meat and set aside.
  10. (this makes it easier to to stir in flour- juice mixture.).
  11. still simmering, and flour-juice mixture and stir till mixed in well.
  12. add meat back.
  13. cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  14. serve over spaghetti.

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