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Charlie's Spaghetti for Finicky Eaters

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  • Bring the water to a simmer in a large pot that you are going to be adding everything to. Add the tomato paste, herbs, sugar, hot sauce, salt and pepper to the simmering water. Stir frequently and leave to simmer.
  • Put the olive oil into a skillet and brown the garlic and onion until the onion is clear. Add this to the spaghetti sauce. In the skillet brown the ground beef. Drain the ground beef well and then add to the simmering spaghetti sauce.
  • In a pasta pot, cook spaghetti noodles according to the package directions. Once the pasta is cooked you can combine everything in the larger pot and serve with grated parmesan cheese or serve in two pots to let your guests choose how much sauce they want. Spray your pasta with olive oil or butter very lightly while it's hot if you choose the latter so that the pasta will not clump.

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You can please those kids that hate clumps of anything, mushrooms, etc., in their spaghetti with this recipe. Don't add the hot sauce for small children. I started making this when I realize my 18 month old was mad for noodles. He dislikes spaghetti made any other way. He's 17 now and loves the hot spaghetti! You should be sure to dice your onion up very fine--it adds flavor but you don't want the kids detecting that yucky onion! :D You can add anything to this sauce like mushrooms or diced tomatoes but it is just fine on its own and it especially great because it's so uncluttered.

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