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Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds ground beef
  • 4 large onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cans (28 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato paste
  • 1 can (29 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cans (4-1/4 ounces each) chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons pepper

Directions

  • 1. In several stockpots, cook the beef, onions and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; cover and simmer for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 61 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating: 5
  • Briadona
    Dec 31, 1969

    Hello did the folks who made this simmer for the total 4 hours? Thank you.

  • BBagins
    Nov 10, 2012

    This spaghetti sauce is delicious! I fed a group of about 50 last night and everybody loved it! I felt like the servings were kind of skimpy though with very little left for seconds. 65-70 servings is a bit of a stretch.

  • chinabus5
    Jan 1, 2010

    This is the best spaghetti sauce I have ever made. My family has grown over the yrs. and I'm always looking for recipes that will feed everyone. This one is fabulous!!

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