Mom's Spaghetti Sauce

Mom's Spaghetti Sauce


"This is a simple homemade tomato sauce and there is usually enough left for seconds. Just pop the leftover in the freezer. This sauce is also great for lasagna or terrific over your favorite pasta."
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servings 308 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 23.8 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12.5 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 1539 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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 cook ground beef with the chopped onions, parsley, and olive oil. Cook until onions are soft and ground beef is cooked through.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine tomato juice, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, ground black pepper, and garlic. Add ground beef mixture and simmer for 1 hour.



I have made this recipe twice already. It needs alot longer then an hour to simmer. It took 3 hours this last time to get it to a thick enough consistency. Other changes: Used ground turkey inst...

My husband loved it and he is picky

A simple, tasty sauce. I added Italian spice, used ground turkey, and replaced the tomato sauce with a can of stewed tomatoes and a can of tomato paste.

I made this today, it was very yummy, i ended up using fresh garlic instead of powder. And i didn't have tomatoe juice so i used tomatoe sauce, i would have gave 5 stars, but maybe next time i w...

Loved it! My husband and I polished off a whole lb of spaghetti it was sooooo good! Will be on my list of faves for years to come!

I made this sauce last night and I added some sugar and oragano, it came out great and i'll be sure to make it again.

This was quick n easy. I did add some chopped Basil to it and used Italian sweet sausage instead of the hamburger. Simmered a good long while. Yummy. Thanks Ronda

Every time I eat spaghetti with this sauce, I just lose myself in it. One time after my mom made it, I accidentally dropped it. I couldn't believe I dropped mom's spaghetti. It felt like my soul...

We loved how simple and good this was.I had to make small changes due to missing ingredients.I did not have parsley but would have added it.I can so I used 2 quarts tomatos so I had to cook long...