Spagetti Sauce Italiano


1 lb Ground beef
1/2 lb Italian sausage; bulk
1 c Onion; chopped
2 Garlic clove; minced
2 cn Tomatoes; 16 oz, cut-up
2 cn Tomato sauce; 8 oz
2 cn Mushrooms; 4 oz, chopped and-drained
1 c Green pepper; chopped
4 tb Tapioca; quick-cooking
2 Bay leaves
1 ts Basil, crushed & dry
1 ts Oregano, crushed & dry
1/4 ts Pepper & Salt


Hot cooked spaghetti.

In a skillet cook ground beef, sausage, onion, and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender; drain off fat. Meanwhile in crockpot, combine undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, mushrooms, green pepper, tapioca, bay leaves, oregano, basil, pepper, and salt.

Stir in browned meat mixture. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 10-12 hours or high heat setting for 5-6 hours. Remove bay leaves. Serve over hot spaghetti.

Makes 8-10 servings.

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