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What is everyones favorite spaghetti reciepe?

I cannot make spaghetti to save my life! Iv tried everything I can think maybe I can try some of yalls ideas?!

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Asked by ttc_w_pcos at 8:45 PM on Nov. 12, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • We are very basic.
    My family loves pasta & meatballs. I stuff the meatballs first with mozzarella cheese then bake them. After they're cooked put them in the sauce while you warm it up. You can also just make meatball sandwiches with them.

    For alfredo: Cut up & cook the chicken then pour the sauce over it to warm up & get flavored.
    Use different shape pasta for variety.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 8:49 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • my husband makes his own spaghetti sauce. it is great.

    Answer by coolmom138 at 8:58 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Super easy is saute minced garlic in olive oil and before it turns brown put a can of tomato paste (small can) and a large can of whole tomatoes that you smoosh with your hands. Add some basil, salt and pepper and simmer for a while. If you like meat in your sauce then cook that separate and then add it to the sauce. I like mild Italian sausage in mine, but a lean ground meat works well too.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:42 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I chopped up the following and saute (fry) in olive oil until tender
    4 stalks celery
    small onion
    half green pepper
    as many whole fresh mushrooms as I am in the mood for
    minced garlic in a jar, just a spoonful or 2 (I use a cereal spoon)
    I then add a can of stewed tomatoes and 2 jars good pasta sauce......simmer
    boil water and add noodles
    while you wait for water to boil....cook a pound of ground beef and drain when brown
    add the beef to sauce, cook noodles and drain
    return noodles to pot and your sauce should be done.
    the sauce doesn't have to cook for to long maybe 20 to 30 minutes...but you should have leftovers and that is when spaghetti is the best...leftover

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 9:55 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • listen to Orionsgirl, she has the best ideas in cooking...when I win the lottery I'm making her my personal chef..seriously she rocks as far as recipes!

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 9:58 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • well I'm not saying I suck but I like her ideas versus mine but that is because I am used to mine..where her ideas are wonderful and new to me...

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 10:01 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • thanks everyone! I will try some of these...i feel so sorry for my DH...! lol

    Comment by ttc_w_pcos (original poster) at 10:29 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • ground turkey brown it in a pot with fresh garlic ,peppers, onions,cover and cook stirring often boil pot of water , then when meat done a whole can of tomatoe paste and a jar of rinaldi and add a little bit of sugar , bay leaf, and a pinch or 2 of nutmeg

    Answer by gianna530 at 11:02 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I make mine the same way my grandmother made it, who was from Italy. I take pork, chicken and beef and pan sear them in EVOO with a little garlic and add in tomato puree and then add in mint and basil (fresh if possible) and then simmer for a few hours and then add salt and pepper to taste.. and a small amount of sugar if the tomatoes are bitter at all... and then serve over penne or rigatoni. Top with fresh grated Parmesan cheese.

    Answer by MamaJasmine at 1:34 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • I serve this it over broccoli (and I make double the sauce).
    Pasta with Finger-Licking Peanut Sauce
    1/2 cup low or no sodium vegetable broth
    1/4 cup chunky peanut butter (I use smooth)
    1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
    2 teaspoons chili paste with garlic (add to taste, it is pretty spicy)
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat angel hair
    1 pound firm tofu, drained and cubed (optional)
    1 cup (2-inch) sliced green onions
    1 cup shredded carrot


    Answer by rkoloms at 10:48 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

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