I love spaghetti

That might even be an understatement.  If I had my way I’d probably eat it at least twice a week.  If not more.  I could live on the stuff.

 

I’ve had a couple of people I know in real life ask what my recipe is, and that’s where I stand there and blink at them.  What is this recipe of which you speak?  I’ve heard of these things, and I remember asking my Mom the same thing when she taught me.  And she did the same thing.  Blink, blink.

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Ingredients: 4 giant cans of tomato sauce, oregano, basil, rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, garlic, hamburger meat, small can of tomato paste

 

 

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1.  Brown the hamburger meat.  Then add in the garlic (I use pre-minced garlic, so it’s about 1 tablespoon, I’d guess it to be equal to 3 cloves).

 

2.  Open the cans and pour the sauce over it.

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3.  Add in 1 Tablespoon of oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons of basil, 1/4 teaspoon thyme, 1/2 teaspoon of rosemary, and 3 bay leaves.  Then stir.

 

4.  Let it simmer for a while and taste it, if it tastes a little off try adding more oregano. 

5.  After hit has simmered for about 10-15 minutes add in 1 can of tomato paste and stir well.  This will help thicken it up.

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Enjoy your yummy plate of spaghetti.  Now I have an actual recipe for it.  That is more or less how I make it.  Kinda.

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11 thoughts on “I love spaghetti

  1. I love spaghetti, too! When I make homemade sauce, it's a little different each time, depending on what I have on hand, so I started writing down the “recipe” each time and posting it: Spaghetti Sauce Recipes.

    I have to ask about your “giant cans” of tomato sauce: Are those the really giant #10 cans (about 4 pounds), or are they the largest size sold in most supermarkets (about 30 ounces)? Big difference!
    —'Becca

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