Mom's Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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Mom's Spaghetti Sauce

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Ingredients

6-8
italian sausage links
1-2 lb
ground beef or turkey
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 large
onions
5-6
cloves garlic
2 can(s)
tomato paste, 6 ounces each
4 can(s)
tomato sauce, 15 ounces each
2 Tbsp
sweet basil
2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
3 Tbsp
parsley
1-2 tsp
salt to taste
1 Tbsp
ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
You may make this sauce with meat or with sausage or both.
2
For SAUSAGE start like this; In your pot, brown sausages very well and remove from pot.
3
Add 1/4 cup of oil to pot, then the two large onions diced fine (not minced), and then add five to six cloves of minced garlic (or to your taste) to oil dripping and the onion.
4
Very, very slowly brown onions stirring often.
5
Do not let it burn or the sauce will taste burned.
6
For MEAT start like this; Add 1/4 cup of oil to pot, then the two large onions diced fine (not minced), and then add five to six cloves of minced garlic (or to your taste) to oil dripping and the onion.
7
Very, very slowly brown onions stirring often.
8
Do not let it burn or the sauce will taste burned.
9
Add your meat and brown, breaking up the meat into the size you want to eat.
10
Continue here; Then to your pot add the two cans of tomato paste, and the four cans of tomato sauce.
11
Fill paste can (just one paste can) with water and rinse out both paste cans.
12
Add to pot.
13
Fill sauce can (just one sauce can) with water and rinse out all four sauce cans.
14
Add to pot.
15
STIR.
16
If you cooked the sausages replace them into the sauce now.
17
Add sweet basil, Italian seasoning and parsley.
18
STIR.
19
Add black pepper and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of salt.
20
STIR and TASTE.
21
Add more salt if you would like.
22
Bring to a boil (uncovered) then turn down the heat and simmer for about 4 hours or until you can't wait any longer.
23
It's best to cook the sauce for at least 2 hours to get the flavors to start to blend.
24
Stir every 30 minutes or so.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy