Nonni's Red Pasta Sauce with Italian Sausage

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Joyce Newman

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@JoyceNewmansKitchen

This is a quick and easy red pasta sauce and so much tastier than a bottled one! You can replace the sausage for hamburger meat, but my family prefers the sausage. Add it to spaghetti, penne, lasagna, or your favorite cooked pasta. It's yummy, give it a try!

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, mild
  • 1 small
    yellow onion (optional)
  • 1 can(s)
    29 oz. tomato puree
  • 1 can(s)
    14 1/2 oz. diced tomatoes with garlic & olive oil
  • 1 can(s)
    8 oz. tomato sauce with basil, garlic, oregano
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste with roasted garlic, small
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced olives, small
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    fennel seeds

How to Make Nonni's Red Pasta Sauce with Italian Sausage

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large sauté pan, crumble and brown Italian sausage.
    Add diced yellow onion, if using.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
    Stir intermittently, about every 10 minutes.
  3. Simmer on low for at least 30 minutes, but an hour and a half is best!
  4. Mix with spaghetti, penne, lasagna, or your favorite cooked pasta.
    Top with parmesan cheese and serve with crusty garlic bread and green salad. And if you like wine, it pairs well with a red!

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