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The Italian Rope/Spaghetti al sugo

Europe, South: Italian

My name is Raven I'm a young African American girl.Where I live people don't mind cooking up something for the moment.MY family loves cooking spaghetti because it is very delicious and it is easy to cook. This dish is mainly eaten for dinner.So if you want to eat something good and tasty try spaghetti and meet sauce or spaghetti al sugo.

Ingredients

1 15-OZ. CAN TOMATO SAUCE
1 12-OZ CAN TOMATO PASTE
2/3C.WATER
1 SMALL ONION,FINELY CHOPPED
1 CLOVE GARLIC,MINCED
1 3-OZ.CAN MUSHROOM PIECES AND LIQIUD
1/2 TSP.NUTMEG
1/4 C.SUGAR
1 LB.LEAN GROUND BEEF
1/2 C.TOMATO JUICE OR WATER
1/2 C.GRATED PARMESAN CHEESE,
8-0Z SPAGHETTI NOODLES,UNCOOKED

Preparation

COMBINE TOMATO SAUCE, TOMATO PASTE, WATER, ONION, GARLIC, MUSHROOMS WITH LIQUID, NUTMEG, AND SUGAR IN A DUTCH OVEN. BRING TO A BOIL ON TOP OF THE STOVE. MEANWHILE, PREHEAT THE OVEN TO 250 F. COVER AND COOK SAUCE IN THE OVEN FOR 2 HOURS. (SAUCE CAN BE COOKED ON TOP OF THE STOVE IF SIMMERED VERY SLOWLY.) AFTER 2 HOURS,ADD GROUND BEEF. (YOU CAN CRUMBLE IT INTO THE SAUCE OR SHAPE IT INTO MEATBALLS ABOUT 1 INCH IN DIAMETER.) COOK 1 HOUR. ADD TOMATO JUICE OR WATER AND CHEESE AND COOK FOR 20 MIN. WHILE SAUCE IS COOKING, PREPARE SPAGHETTI AL DENTE, FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS ON PACKAGE. (BE CAREFUL NOT TO OVERCOOK SPAGHETTI. OVER COOKED SPAGHETTI WILL PROBABLY BE TOO SOFT AND WILL STICK TOGETHER.) DRAIN SPAGHETTI AND PLACE ON A DEEP PLATTER. COVER WITH SAUCE AND SERVE.
PREPARATION TIME: 25MIN.
SERVES 4 TO 6
COOKINGTIME: 3 HOURS 20 MINUTES

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