Italian Spaghetti Sauce

Recipe by Lou6566
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    (6 ounce) cans tomato paste (Contadina )
  • 9
    cups water
  • 2
    teaspoons oregano
  • 1 12
    teaspoons garlic, minced, from a jar
  • 1 12
    teaspoons basil
  • 2
    teaspoons salt
  • 2
    teaspoons pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon onion, dry minced
  • 1
    lb kielbasa, cut into chunks
  • 14
    cup wine
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can mixed mushrooms
  • 12
    cup parmesan cheese (the kind in the green can, fresh doesn' t work well)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package spaghetti
  • Meatballs
  • 1
    lb ground chuck
  • 12
    cup dry unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 14
    cup parmesan cheese (the kind in the green can)
  • 1
    small onion, minced (about 1/2 Cup)
  • 1
  • 14
    cup spaghetti sauce (from pot)
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon italian seasoning
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a larg pot mix tomato paste,water, seasonings together. Place on stove and simmer over med.
  • Simmer over med-high heat til it comes to a slight boil. Turn the heat to low and keep it at a very gentle simmer.
  • Cook and stir frequently. taste to see if you like the spice combination, adding more as necessary.If sauce thickens too much, add a little extra water.
  • Cook 2 hours, and add kielbasa, and mushrooms to the sauce. Cook another 30 minutes.
  • Prepare meatballs:
  • Mix together the onion, egg, ground beef, salt, pepper, seasoning, breadcrumbs,parmesan,and sauce. Shape into golf ball.
  • size balls, and brown on all sides. When done drop into the sauce.
  • Prepare spaghetti according to package directions, and it cooks, add wine , and parmesan cheese to sauce and stir gently to mix.cook just a few minutes longer to allow sauce to flavor meatballs.
  • When spaghetti is done, remove meatballs, and toss it with the sauce and serve with additional parmesan cheese.
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