Spaghetti with Camp-made Sauce

dutchovenNothing like homemade spaghetti sauce, and it’s especially easy with a few plan-ahead tips.

Yields 4-6

Spaghetti with Camp-made Sauce

60 minPrep Time

60 minCook Time

2 hrTotal Time

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  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup sliced mushroom, fresh or canned
  • 1/2 cup olive or salad oil
  • 2 6oz can tomato paste
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 4 Tbs chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbs sweet basil, chopped (or dried as equivalent)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 lb spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Prepare coals
  2. Cook onion, celery & mushrooms in oil til lightly browned in Dutch oven over a bed of coals.
  3. Mix tomato paste, water, & seasonings. Add to vegetables.
  4. Simmer covered 30 to 40 minutes around 250 degrees.
  5. Uncover and simmer until thickened as you like it.
  6. Serve over cooked spaghetti, or whatever you want to serve it on. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


PRO PRE TIP At home: • Brown meat and put in zip lock bags – keep cold • Cut up onion and celery put in zip lock bag – keep cold • Combine dry spices and put in zip lock bag

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