Marica's Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Marica's Spaghetti Meat Sauce


"Try topping your next bowl of pasta with this hearty spaghetti sauce. For added flavor, try stirring in diced smoked ham just before serving. Serve with your favorite pasta."
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servings 552 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 29.5 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.4g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 1391 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat saute the finely chopped onions, carrot, and celery with the 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine. Add the beef and pork and cook until brown. Add chopped tomatoes, dried oregano, tarragon, sage, rosemary, and bay leaves. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for an hour.
  2. Near completion of cooking time add in mushrooms and simmer until softened, about 10 minutes.



Not the best taste.

Hmm, not quite what I think of as a 'sauce'. Tasted much more like chili. I doubled the ingredients, used over 3lbs of fresh tomatos, and ended up having to add a 28oz. can of crushed AND anot...

To start with, I did make this differently in that I did not have sage or mushrooms or pork in mine. I used 2 lbs of beef and increased everything else accordingly. I also used canned diced to...

Not bad! A bit of work, but what good sauce isn't?