Mama's German Meat Sauce

Servings: 6


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 large or 3 medium onions
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 2 29 oz. jars of tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. butter


  • Brown the beef in a frying pan. When meat is nicely browned, add to a large pot.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Dice bacon and saute in a frying pan. Add to meat.
  • Dice onions and saute in a frying pan with butter. Add to meat/bacon mixture.
  • Add tomato sauce to the meat mixture. Blend thoroughly and simmer for one hour.

Serve with spaghetti or your favorite pasta.

submitted by Kathy Magrane - is the director of marketing for the Cygnus Public Safety & Security Group.