Neely's BBQ Spaghetti

Neely's BBQ Spaghetti
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Spaghetti:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 3 1/2 cups Neely's BBQ sauce, recipe follows
  • 1 pound pork, beef, or chicken, cooked and chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 pound spaghetti
Neelys BBQ Sauce:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Make It

1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute the pepper and onion, until softened for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic salt. Add the premade BBQ sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a low simmer and add the chopped meat.

2. Meanwhile, fill a large pot with water and bring to boil. Season liberally with salt and add spaghetti. Cook for 7 minutes, until al dente (firm but not hard) and drain. Toss spaghetti with sauce.

Neely's BBQ Sauce:

3. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to simmer. Cooked uncovered, stirring frequently, for 1 hour 15 minutes.