Italian Sausage Sauce

Italian Sausage Sauce Recipe

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Barbara Scott


I usually like to simmer my spaghetti sauce for a few hours but this recipe is just as good when simmered for only a few minutes. Hence, it's great for something quick. I serve this over Angel Hair pasta along with Chicken Parmesan. Mmmmm, good!


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15 Min
25 Min
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  • 1 lb
    sweet italian sausage
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    8 oz. sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1
    slightly rounded tsp. garlic powder
  • 1
    15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1
    15 oz. can stewed tomatoes
  • ·
    6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    red wine
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Italian Sausage Sauce


  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown sausage, onion, mushrooms, garlic powder, oregano, basil, and salt/pepper.
  2. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, and stewed tomatoes. Add water, wine and sugar. NOTE: Sugar should be to your taste so add 1 Tbsp. and see if it suits.
  3. Simmer for about 20-30 minutes. Serve over pasta.

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About Italian Sausage Sauce

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

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