Spaghetti and Meatsauce Recipe from That's My Home

Spaghetti and Meatsauce Recipe

I will make this soon, and take photos. I love the addition of bacon in it. It just rounds out all of the flavors in this sauce. It freezes well too! I would also recommend using some with My Spaghetti Pie recipe.

Spaghetti Pie Recipe from That's My Home

The picture below is a double recipe.

Spaghetti and Meatsauce Recipe from That's My Home

This is my Aunt Janet’s recipe for Spaghetti and Meatsauce. I think it is the best ever. We’ve been using this recipe for over 30 years!

1/2 lb. bacon
2 1/2 lbs. ground chuck
2 C. chopped onion
1 C. green pepper
6 lbs. 9 oz plum tomatoes (put in blender)
18 oz. tomato paste
1 1/2 C. red wine
1 1/2 C. water
4 t. oregano
4 t. basil
1 t. thyme
1/2 C. parsley
1 bay leaf
2 T. salt
1/4 C. brown sugar

In a 5-6 qt. pan, fry bacon until crisp. Set bacon aside and crumble.

Brown ground beef in bacon fat.
Add onions and green pepper and cook another 5 minutes.

Add the rest of ingredients to the pot and bring to a boil.

Add bacon bits.

Cook for at least 2 hours.

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