1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 small green sweet pepper, chopped 1/2 cup chopped celery (1 stalk) 1 medium carrot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2-1/2 cups water 2 14-1/2-ounce cans diced tomatoes 1 13- to 15-ounce jar spaghetti sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Dash crushed red pepper 2 ounces spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces
In large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook meat, onion, sweet pepper,
celery, carrot, and garlic over medium heat until vegetables are tender
and meat is no longer pink. Drain off excess fat. 2. Add water,
undrained tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, sugar, and seasonings. Bring
mixture to boiling. Add broken spaghetti. Return to boiling. Reduce heat
and boil gently, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until spaghetti is
tender. Serve immediately.