Spaghetti Sauce

This is a recipe I have developed over a number of years. This is the only spaghetti sauce my family will request! Very easy to make. I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine does! Even Dylan a friends son LOVES this sauce.

Patti’s Spaghetti Sauce

1 1/2 lbs ground beef

1 package Italian Sausage Links cut into slices

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil light

1 medium onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced (to taste)

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon basil

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

salt to taste

1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

2 (16 ounce) cans tomato sauce

1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes or 3 medium fresh tomatoes peeled and diced

8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced and sauteed in butter (optional)

Brown the ground beef,Italian Sausage, drain, add the onion and garlic in olive oil with bay leaves, oregano, basil, Italian Seasoning, salt and pepper.

Add tomato paste, tomato sauce and diced tomatoes.

Stir well and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add the mushrooms during the last five minutes of cooking.

Serve with over any kind of pasta your family enjoys. serve with a big salad and lots of garlic bread and Parmesan cheese.