1-1/2 lb lean ground beef
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1 large (12 oz) can of tomato paste
1 large (29 oz) can of tomato sauce
1 qt stewed tomatoes (my mom uses dad’s from his garden)
1/2 pkg (3) regular italian sausage
1/2 pkg (3) hot italian sausage
2 tsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp parsley
1/2 tsp fennel seed
2 tsp basil
1 Tbsp sugar
1. In a skillet, brown beef and onions.
2. Broil sausage for 3 minutes on each side. Drain sausage on paper towel, slice.
3. Combine all ingredients in a large pot/crock-pot and simmer for at least an hour.