Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


7 oz. spaghetti noodles (uncooked)
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion (sliced thin and chopped)
spaghetti sauce ( see recipe below)
2 c. water
2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese

Brown beef and onion in stewing pot. Mix in sauce and water. Break up noodles into 1-2" pieces and mix in to beef mix. Pour all into greased 9x13" casserole dish. Top with shredded cheese. Cover tightly with foil. Bake at 325°F for 90 minutes.


6 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce1-2 garlic cloves
1 tbsp. butter
1/4 tsp. oregano

Heat butter in pan at medium to medium-high and brown garlic. Add tomato sauce, oregano, and cook until just starts to boil and lower heat to low, simmer 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, boil your choice of pasta,( Mama calls all pasta macaroni) drain and serve with sauce!

Yep simple but sooo good!
Tip...the longer the sauce cooks the better the flavor!!! A great one to start a day ahead of time.