Dinner at Oma’s

Everyone has a “family spaghetti sauce recipe” here’s my Oma’s. Also included is her dill vinaigrette dressing which my cousins and I always just called “Oma dressing”

Dinner at Oma's

Everyone has a "family spaghetti sauce recipe" here's my Oma's. Also included is her dill vinaigrette dressing which my cousins and I always just called "Oma dressing"
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: german
Servings: 5 serving

Ingredients

For The Sauce

  • 1 sauce bottle original ragu
  • 700 g ground beef
  • 1 onion large , chopped
  • 4 tomatoes vine ripened , diced medium
  • 2 carrots large diced (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsps sugar
  • 3 beef bouillon cubes
  • vegetable oil
  • spaghetti spaghettini or ni

For The Salad

  • 3/4 iceberg lettuce head , torn
  • 1 onion small , diced
  • 6 tbsps white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsps water
  • 1 1/2 tsps sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/8 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsps dill fresh minced

Instructions

  • For The Sauceheat oil on medium in a large sauce pot, add ground beef, break apart and season with pepper. Once some liquid forms add a bouillon cube. Continue to brown thoroughly.
  • Add onions and another bouillon cube, stir til cube has disintegrated.
  • Stir in tomatoes, carrots (if your're using them) the last bouillon cube and the sugar. Cover and allow to simmer for 8-10 minutes until the tomatoes have broken down and the amount of liquid in the pot has increased.
  • Stir in the ragu sauce. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer and allow to simmer, covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Set your pasta water to boil and cook to package directions.
  • For The Salad DressingIn a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients but the lettuce.
  • Put lettuce in a large salad bowl, toss with dressing just before serving.