Sharon's Spaghetti Sauce

Sharon's Spaghetti Sauce

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Karen Hildebrandt


This is my Mom Sharon's spaghetti sauce recipe. She was born in Brooklyn and lived on Long Island.
She wrote this down for my wedding cookbook and I cherish it so. Use a large pot, it makes a lot. She would say "to give away to someone".


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30 Min
2 Hr
Stove Top


  • 28 oz
    can of tomato puree preferably contadina
  • 3-4 can(s)
    6 oz tomato paste preferably contadina
  • 3 can(s)
    water for each can of paste
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3-4 clove
    chopped garlic
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 1/2 c
    shredded parmesan
  • to taste
    salt and pepper
  • 2 lb
    gr. beef, sweet italian sausage or none for marinara
  • 1
    bay leaf

How to Make Sharon's Spaghetti Sauce


  1. Brown onions and meat being careful not to burn
  2. Then add all the remaining ingredients
  3. Simmer for a minimum of 2 hours

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About Sharon's Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian

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