Moms Homemade Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

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Spaghetti and meat sauce is one of the most popular easy dinner ideas you can make. And this homemade spaghetti and meat sauce is one to add to your list of favorites as the meat sauce only takes a few minutes of prep and then a low simmer on the stove to make a deep, meaty-flavoured, classic spaghetti recipe everyone will love. And this easy pasta meal doesn’t call for any fancy ingredients. In fact, the recipe idea is basic, which means it will turn out perfectly every time. And you can serve it with a super crunchy iceberg salad that is tossed with some sliced cucumbers and tomatoes and dressed with your favorite salad dressing and a few slices of buttery garlic bread. For the full step by step recipe for this easy pasta meal, you will want to take a look on the Foodie Crush site.

For this easy pasta meal and homemade meat sauce 85 percent lean ground Angus beef was used for the sauce, so it still has a lot of flavor but not a lot of fat. You can also substitute the lean ground beef for ground turkey for a healthy food idea. For the tomato sauce recipe, plain tomatoes work best to help create a tomato base for the other sauce ingredients to infuse. As for the diced tomatoes you can use canned whole tomatoes and crust the tomatoes with your hands and fingers, but if all you have on hand is diced that works fine too. The tomato paste used in this homemade meat sauce is what gives the tomato sauce it's body and a bit of sweetness. Beef broth is added into this homemade meat sauce recipe for another layer of meatiness. You can use condensed beef broth or regular it's up to you. As for the mushrooms, you can try using fresh, but this meat sauce food idea recommends using canned, as the canned variety works really well in this sauce recipe so you will want to give them a try. A splash of wine. The meat sauce recipe also calls for onion, celery and fresh garlic. And this easy pasta meal also calls for dried herbs, kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper and a pinch of sugar for a bit of sweetness. Make sure not to skip out on the bay leaves, as this simple addition makes a huge difference.

And the secret ingredient for this easy pasta meal is the dried cloves. Now, this is something that you wouldn't expect to see in a pasta sauce recipe, but it is said to make the recipe. It's a recipe idea that has been passed down and uses five to six cloves, but you can change it up depending on your taste. The cloves give this food idea it's earthy, spiced flavor that’s not easy to place. You will want to take a look at the site for the full step by step recipe and tutorial for this easy pasta meal and easy dinner idea; it is one you too, will want to pass down to future generations. The good thing about this easy dinner idea is that you can stock your pantry with all of the canned and dried ingredients, so all that's left is to get the ground meat. That means you can make this recipe any time without having to go shopping for a bunch of ingredients.

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