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Grandma's Spaghetti

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Serves 8 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 40

Why I Love This Recipe

Every time we visited Grandma Mary's house in Cheyenne, she made us her famous spaghetti. Every time it tasted exactly the same: delicious. Whenever I make the spaghetti now, it reminds me of her small kitchen and dining area where the entire family sat and ate. It was probably the quietest 15 minutes during our entire stay there, since we were so enamored by the tasty meal. Oh, and did I say there is bacon in the recipe?!

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 lb. thick sliced bacon (about 6 strips)
2 lb. ground beef
1- 28 oz. can whole tomatoes (blended or pureed)
1- 16 oz. can tomato sauce
1 Tbsp. garlic salt (or as much as desired)
1/2 Tbsp. onion powder
dash of seasoning salt
dash of ********* ********* (secret ingredient, ask a family member)
1 Tbsp. beef bouillon
1 package of spaghetti noodles


Fry bacon until fully cooked. In same skillet, cook ground beef.

In another large pot, add blended tomatoes, tomato sauce, seasonings, and bacon (broken into small pieces.) Add beef when fully cooked. Let sauce simmer covered on low/med heat for 20 minutes. Cook noodles, and enjoy!

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