Tara's Pasta Sauce
 
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 4 large onions - chopped
  • 6 large cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper - seeded and chopped
  • 3 - (796ml) cans diced tomatoes (If the tomatoes are in a thick sauce, don't drain. However, if the tomatoes are in a watery liquid, drain at least one can.)
  • 1 - (680ml) can tomato sauce
  • 1 - (369 ml) can tomato paste
  • 3 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes (you can adjust to suit your "heat" preference)
  • 4 - bay leaves
Instructions
  1. Partially brown ground beef, draining any fat.
  2. Add onions, garlic and green pepper. Continue cooking until meat is browned and vegetables have softened.
  3. Add canned tomatoes, tomato sauce and tomato paste. Stir well.
  4. Add remaining ingredients. Stir. Simmer, uncovered, on low heat for 3 -4 hours. Stirring occasionally.
  5. Divide into containers and freeze, or use part now and freeze the rest for later.
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at https://oldermommystillyummy.com/taras-pasta-sauce-recipes/