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spaghetti sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Shannon Brammer
Huntington, IN

First time I made this I cooked on stove and slightly burnt it but it still tasted okay. I recommend cooking in slow cooker and stirring every hour or so if you can.

(1 rating)
yield 4 - 6 people
prep time 20 Min
cook time 4 Hr

Ingredients For spaghetti sauce

  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    tomatoes, diced
  • 1 md
    green pepper, diced
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 1 can
    mushrooms (or fresh sauteed mushrooms)
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder or 2 cloves minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning (or 1 tsp, each of basil, oregano and parsley), dried (2 tablespoons if fresh)
  • 2 oz
  • 1 can
    tomato paste, small can
  • 1 lb
    ground beef (optional)
  • 4 lg
    chicken breasts, boneless, skinless (optional)

How To Make spaghetti sauce

  • 1
    Add all ingredients in a crockpot or stock pot, let simmer for at least 4 hours sauce should have reduced and thickened. Stir often if cooking in stock pot. Stir every hour or so if cooked in crock pot.
  • 2
    If adding ground beef, brown in medium saucepan until thoroughly cooked through. Rinse under hot water and drain. Then add to the sauce and simmer for another 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Serve over your favorite pasta. Or use the meatless sauce and simmer skinless, boneless chicken breasts in sauce for about 30 minutes over medium low heat.