Make your own spaghetti sauce mix to store in your pantry for an authentic Italian meal in minutes. Pull out of storage to add the your cooked ground beef at a later date.
To Make Mix
Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well with wire whisk. Spoon mixture into a tightly closed container and store in a cool, dry place. Use mix within 6 months. Makes four batches of spaghetti sauce.
To Make Spaghetti Sauce
Brown 1 lb. lean ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat and drain well. Add 2-8 oz. cans tomato sauce, 1-6 oz. can tomato paste, 2-3/4 cups tomato juice or water, and 1/3 cup seasoning mix.
Reduce heat and simmer spaghetti sauce for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serves 4-6