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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

A fabulously easy dinner to throw together without resorting to the jarred stuff.

Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef 93% or leaner
  • 1/4 medium onion, diced
  • 1 10.75 oz can low sodium tomato soup
  • 1 8 oz can no added salt tomato sauce
  • 1 14.5 oz can no added salt diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp season salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 Tablespoons oregano (make heaping tablespoons)
  • no added salt canned mushrooms (optional)
  • pitted black olives (optional)

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef with diced onion in a deep, large pan

  2. Add tomato sauce, tomato soup, and diced tomatoes (and add mushrooms and black olives if desired).
  3. Add all seasonings, make sure you don't forget the oregano! Mix well.

  4. Let simmer for about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile boil water for the pasta of your choice.

  5. Serve over cooked pasta immediately. Wonderful with spinach salad and a chunk of garlic bread.