Weirdly Wonderful Spaghetti Sauce

READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
Recipe by hippychick

This recipe was given to me years ago by a family friend and I made it alot when I was camp cook.Don't let the long cooking time deter you from trying is really worth waiting for.

Top Review by Nimz1466

I can't rate this recipe because the ketchup I used (Heinz) may have been the problem. This turned out way too sweet for us, even halving the brown sugar. The vinegar was very overpowering. We just didn't care for the overall flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sautee onions, celery, green pepper in olive oil for 5 minutes.
  2. Add salt, water, vinegar to vegies, bring to a boil then simmer 15 minute Add tomato paste, bay leaf, oregano, thyme, basil and rosemary and simmer no less than 4 hours.
  3. If it looks too thick, simply add some water After 4 hours, add 1/2 cup brown sugar diluted in a bit of water to melt down.
  4. At this point, add the mushrooms, parsley and cooked hamburger and simmer another hour.

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