Field Grade Spaghetti Sauce

Field Grade Spaghetti Sauce


"The delightful surprise ingredient in this sauce is cinnamon, and I guarantee that it's absolutely delicious! In the military, the term "field grade" is for Colonels and Generals, as in "He's a field grade officer." That's how this recipe got it's being the cream of the crop! It's one of the many recipes I've accumulated as a military wife for almost 30 years. This sauce freezes well."


1 h 15 m servings 377 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 377 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 899 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, brown the meat with the garlic over medium heat. Stir in the wine; simmer, stirring often, for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix in dry onion soup mix, mushrooms, basil, salt and pepper, cinnamon, allspice, parsley, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and water. Cover pan almost completely, allowing space for steam to escape, and simmer 1 hour. Add additional water if needed to prevent sticking.
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  1. 60 Ratings


THIS HAS GOT TO BE A 10-STAR RECIPE IF EVER THERE WAS ONE! For over 25 years I've been searching for 'THE' spaghetti sauce recipe. Friends and relatives have been sending me recipes they come ac...

Because of all the rave reviews this recipe has received I made this meal last night for my fiancee, who just returned from Iraq. (this was his first real meal in five months and he had wanted s...

I tried this recipe/entire family loved it/have been featuring it in my diner on Friday nites for 3 months now/customers can't get enough of it/Friday nite business has increased by 30-35% since...