Quick Fix Spaghetti Sauce

Rose Mary Mogan


I call this a quick fix spaghetti sauce, because it is mostly made with canned ingredients, and it is merely a matter of adding the right amount of spices to give it that homemade flavor.

I made this to go with my Hungry Mans Turkey Meat Balls, then added some garlic bread and dinner was ready in no time. Today I will add a salad to go with it, and our dinner will be complete. This sauce was thick and rich and really complimented the turkey meat balls well.

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Makes Large Pot full of Sauce
35 Min
1 Hr 5 Min
Stove Top


2 Tbsp
canola oil
2 large
onions, chopped
29 oz
diced tomatoes, undrained
12 oz
tomato paste
8 oz
canned sliced mushrooms, undrained
1 c
grated parmesan/romano cheese blend
4-6 clove
garlic minced
2 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
onion powder
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
2 Tbsp
2 jar(s)
pasta sauce (of your choice)(24-28 ouce size)
1 tsp


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1These are most of the ingredients used to make this sauce.

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2Chop the onions & mince the cloves of garlic.

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3Add the oil, to a large pot, and heat over medium high heat. Then add the chopped onions and minced garlic, stir, and continue to cook for about 5-6 minutes, until onions become transparent.

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4Then add the diced tomatoes undrained, and stir to blend with onions.

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5Next add the sliced mushrooms, undrained.

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6Now add the spices, and stir to blend into sauce.

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7Add remaining spices and then Add both jars of pasta sauce, and continue to cook over medium high heat. Remembering to stir to prevent sticking.

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8Continue to cook and simmer for at least 45 minutes, or longer if time permits.

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9Add the meat balls or sausage and grated Cheese, stir & continue to cook and simmer. The longer the better. Can also leave out the meat if desired.

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10Serve sauce over favorite pasta or with Meat Balls. Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy