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Spaghetti Sauce

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  • 5 pounds ground beef (I Used Ground Round)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 whole yellow onions (Large, Diced)
  • 2 whole green bell pepper (Seeded And Diced)
  • 6 cloves garlic (Minced)
  • 1 cup white wine (or Low Sodium Beef Broth If You Prefer)
  • 2 cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (14 Oz. Size)
  • 1 can tomato paste (small, 4-ounce)
  • 1 jar marinara sauce (Good Storebought, can Use Another Jar If You Like The Sauce To Be More Saucy Than Meaty)
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 4 whole bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (Finely Minced, or 3 Tablespoons Parsley Flakes, More To Taste)
  • 1 wedge Parmesan (optional)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 2 pounds spaghetti (Cooked Al Dente And Tossed With Olive Oil)
  • parsley (Extra Minced, For Serving)
  • Parmesan cheese (Extra, For Serving)
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    Calories550Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat1.5g
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Sandoval 2 months ago
    Easy to make and tastes delicious!
    Rose 2 months ago
    I have never made homemade sauce before; and yesterday got the whim! I cut the recipe in half, and used 2# ground beef and 1/2 # ground turkey. Next time I’ll follow the suggestions of others and include ground Italian sausage, and cut the green pepper in half. I also omitted the salt and added fennel seed. Just love fennel in Italian dishes! This wonderful recipe has made my first sauce attempt a success - thank you!
    James Garcia 8 months ago
    Tasted great! Easy enough to follow that I just cut vegetables and my daughter did the cooking.
    Evelyn a year ago
    Liked it a lot plus I added some sofrito lol
    Arlene a year ago
    This recipe turned out great! Will definitely make it again.
    Teresa S. a year ago
    I have used this recipe several times and each time it turns out great!
    Lorraine Pelot 2 years ago
    Delicious!! Very flavourful and meaty. Will definitely make it again.
    Trip Smithdeal 2 years ago
    Perfect recipe didn’t change a thing
    Mikhael Supra 2 years ago
    This is the best sauce ive ever made, Im about to make it for the second time, thank you for your amazing recipe, simply outstanding.
    Sandra Yoo 2 years ago
    More awesome every time!!!
    Ruth 2 years ago
    This looks yummy. Every other ingredient shows sizes/measures except for the marinara. What size? Sorry, didn't try it but I'm going to - you don't have a choice to not rate it.
    Michael 3 years ago
    This was really simple and went over with both the adults and kids.
    Karen 3 years ago
    Very tasty. I used half ground Sweet Italian sausage. Will not be looking for a different spaghetti sauce recipe because I will make this one over and over again! Reading the instructions was hilarious! So a great recipe, with entertainment.
    Hungry 3 years ago
    The recipe was super easy. I added a few other things in my spaghetti that I prefer such as jalapeño, red pepper, mushroom, basil, sage, Italian sausage for meatballs, and ground turkey. I also just love the chef’s personality. It made me cooking that much more fun!! Thanks ☺️
    Christina T 3 years ago
    Fantastic, I love making spaghetti but with toddlers in the house I lost my instinct and started blending all the vegetables into mush. When I finally tried to make my traditional spaghetti it was a flop. This time I used this recipe and it was darn close to what my traditional spaghetti tasted like. Thanks Yummly! Would highly recommend!
    Evelyn Segura 3 years ago
    Easy, Easy,delicious!!😘
    Magnifico!!! I added extra sauce and such after cutting the recipe in half... it was thicker than I prefer before that.
    Tiffine Cantero 4 years ago
    Absolutely loved it!!! Will definitely be making this again.
    Daniel Lopez 4 years ago
    My first time making Spaghetti sauce, and it def. made me look good. It was delicious!
    Spendlove 4 years ago
    It is great! Only thing i did differently was add some spices for the last half hour. I like some celery seed basil and italian seasoning.
    Angie McCarthy 4 years ago
    Delicious! Easy. Works well for the crockpot.
    Susan Grayshon 4 years ago
    Fabulous!! I added a wedge of parm and simmered for about an hour.
    Kim Conway 4 years ago
    Amazing sauce! I will definitely be making this again!!
    Will Lewis 4 years ago
    I've made this twice now and it turned out great! I would recommend adding two carrots and grate them! It's an old Italian recipe trick! :)
    Wesley P. 5 years ago
    I added more red pepper (I'm from S Louisiana) and nothing else. This was an amazing recipe that all three of my kids and wife loved. Thank you Pioneer Woman!
    Anita T. 5 years ago
    I absolutely LOVE this sauce!! lol I am so proud of myself for making homemade spaghetti sauce for my family and in home daycare kiddos!!! My teenaged son wouldn't eat the jar sauce anymore, and he is actually excited for spaghetti tonight!!!
    D H. 5 years ago
    Amazing sauce!!! I don't change anything! My 4 boys love love it!!! Thank you again pioneer woman!!!!!
    Amanda W. 6 years ago
    Really well. I halfed the recipe though because I only had 1 pound of ground italian sauauge. I only used a little canned sauce, and more crushed tomatoes. I also used Italian seasoning instead of the individuial seasoning, because it was what I had. It turned out really well! I'll be making this again for sure.