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Aunt Lou's Spaghetti Sauce


Homemade spaghetti sauce. Takes a long time to cook, but you can mostly leave it. We used to have it with baby shells instead of normal spaghetti. Fed a family of 5, with leftovers when my mom made it.

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  • 2 lbs Ground beef
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 can (48 oz) Tomato juice
  • 1 can (26 oz) Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (7 oz) Tomato paste
  • 48 oz Water
  • 2 Onions chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp Basil
  • 2 tbsps Oregano
  • 2 tbsps Sugar
  • 2 tsps Salt


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 390mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Brown ground beef. (10 mins microwave)

Step 2

Save some juice to cook onions and garlic. (5 mins microwave)

Step 3

Put everything into large pot. Cook on medium-low heat for 6-7 hours.

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  • 2 oz red spaghetti
  • 2 oz green spaghetti
  • 2 cups shrimp
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese


  1. Boil the red and green spaghetti separately in salted water until al dente.
  2. Fry the shrimp in a pan with plenty of salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of cream cheese, and stir through until combined.
  4. Arrange the cooked spaghetti in an alternating pattern on a plate.
  5. Top with the creamy shrimp sauce
  6. Garnish, and serve!

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