Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

My mom's recipe. Favorite of mine growing up. Everyone I have made this for loves it! Can be frozen for once a month cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute ground chuck, onion, and garlic in a quart dutch oven over medium heat until meat is browned and onion is tender (about 20 minutes).
  2. Add sugar, salt, basil, and red pepper; mix well.
  3. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, and 1 cup water.
  4. Mash tomatoes with wooden spoon.
  5. Bring to boiling.
  6. Reduce heat.
  7. Simmer covered.
  8. Stir frequently until thickened (1 1/2 to 2 hours).
  9. Cook spaghetti as package label directs.

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