low sodium spaghetti sauce

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pam Blais
from Ft. Pierre, SD

This is a recipe that i fiddled with for my brother in law, who needs to lower his salt intake..LIKE MOST OF US.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 2.5 quarts
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For low sodium spaghetti sauce

  • 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef or turkey
  • 2 md
    red peppers, chopped
  • 2 md
    yellow or orange peppers, chopped
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 can
    tomato puree...29 oz. each
  • 2 1/2 c
    water
  • 2
    bay leaves, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    each.....oregano and basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    rosemary, dried, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried mint
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
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How To Make low sodium spaghetti sauce

  • 1
    In a large skillet, cook beef or turkey until no longer pink. Drain and set aside. Saute peppers, onions, and garlic in oil until softened.
  • 2
    In a large pan, combine next 9 ingredients. Add the beef and sauteed vegetables. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 hours.. stirring occasionally. Stir in the sugar and discard the bay leaves.
  • 3
    Serve over your favorite pasta. This cans and freezes very well.
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