Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

This recipe has been handed down from my mother. It is a family favorite and will not be replaced!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian


1 pound ground beef

    1 onion, chopped

      4 cloves garlic, minced

        1 small green bell pepper, diced

          1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes

            1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce

              1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

                2 teaspoons dried oregano

                  2 teaspoons dried basil

                    1 teaspoon salt

                      1/2 teaspoon black pepper


                        Combine ground beef, onion, garlic, and green pepper in a large saucepan. Cook and stir until meat is brown and vegetables are tender. Drain grease.

                          Stir diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste into the pan. Season with oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer spaghetti sauce for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.