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Family-Favorite Spaghetti Sauce

 Family-Favorite Spaghetti Sauce
Friends will rave over it, too. Serve over pasta, and round out the meal with a simple salad and garlic bread. —Helen Rowe, Spring Lake, Michigan
9 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (8 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Hot cooked spaghetti

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook the sausage, beef, onion, celery and garlic
  • in oil over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a
  • 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the diced tomatoes, tomato soup,
  • mushrooms, tomato sauce, tomato paste, sugar and seasonings. Stir in

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Family-Favorite Spaghetti Sauce (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sausage mixture.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until flavors are blended.
  • Serve with spaghetti. Yield: 9 servings (2-1/4 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (calculated without spaghetti) equals 223 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 790 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.