Thursday, August 14, 2008

Shelly's families Spaghetti recipe

1 lb hamburger or turkey
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 cup minced green pepper (key ingerdient)
1 16 oz can tomato sauce
1 can tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
a dash of sugar
a dash of italian seasoning if no italian seasoning a lil basil, oregano, and cilantro works (and here is a tip if fresh herbs aren't availble grind up the dried herbs it gives it more flavor)
2 bay leaves

in a large skillet brown your meat, alogn with the garlic,onion,and green pepper until veggies are nicely cooked to your desired texture drain off any excess greese add in tomato sauce and paste stir well bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer add the sugar (to cut the acidity) herbs and bay leaves stir n well cover and let simmer for 30 min stiring occationaly

this serves 4 in my family we typicaly double or triple it because the left overs are even better than the recipe my mum has been known to make the sauce night before and just reheat it for dinner the next night lol

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