Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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Judy Garcia


I make this in my 6 qt. Nesco slow cooker and simmer on low heat for several hours. I also prefer to use the Italian sausage links.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


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1 can(s)
(28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
1 can(s)
(12 oz.) tomato paste
1 can(s)
(16 oz.) tomato sauce
2-3 c
hot water
1 Tbsp
Italian seasoning
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 - 1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1-2 tsp
1 lb
lean ground beef
Italian sausages, mild or hot OR
1 lb
bulk Italian sausage
1 large
onion, diced
2-3 clove
garlic, minced
1 medium
bell pepper, chopped
1 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced or quartered

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce


  • 1Combine first 10 ingredients; allow to simmer at least 1/2 hour.
  • 2While sauce is simmering, brown ground beef, onion and garlic. If bulk sausage is used, brown with ground beef. Drain meat mixture.
  • 3Add meat mixture to tomato mixture. If sausage links are used, cut into bite-sized pieces and add uncooked pieces to sauce.
  • 4Add bell pepper and allow to simmer 1-2 hours; add mushrooms and simmer additional 1/2 hour.
  • 5Serve with cooked spaghetti and parmesan cheese, if desired.

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About Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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