Best Spaghetti Ever


1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 large can whole tomatoes
1 small can tomato sauce
1 small can tomato paste
1 or 2 cans of mushrooms
1 teaspoon oregano
2 bay leaves
2 cloves garlic, whole or chopped
sprinkle a little Italian seasoning
2 teaspoons sugar
1 cup water
spaghetti noodles for 5-6 serving


Boil water for the noodles. Rinse noodles with hot water after cooking. Saute ground beef and onions. I squeeze the whole tomatoes and add them plus tomato sauce, tomato paste, mushrooms, oregano, bay leaves, garlic, Italian seasoning, sugar, and water. Simmer sauce 20 mimutes covered. Remove the lid and cook appoximately 10 minutes. Remove bay leaves. We like to sprinkle grated parmesan cheese on top.


5-6 servings

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how can I modify this recipe if I am allergic to mushrooms? any ideas?

You can simply omit the

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You can simply omit the mushrooms. No harm done to the recipe.

Why is there so much if any

Why is there so much if any sugar in this recipe? My wife and I are compulsive about eliminating sugar, salt, and fat from our diets.

The sugar brings out the

The sugar brings out the flavor in the tomatoes and makes the sauce.

This sounds really good, a

This sounds really good, a lot like my homemade sauce. I'll have to try using an actual recipe for once! Thanks!