Quick Fix Spaghetti Sauce

Rose Mary Mogan


I call this a quick fix spaghetti sauce, because it is mostly made with canned ingredients, and it is merely a matter of adding the right amount of spices to give it that homemade flavor.

I made this to go with my Hungry Mans Turkey Meat Balls, then added some garlic bread and dinner was ready in no time. Today I will add a salad to go with it, and our dinner will be complete. This sauce was thick and rich and really complimented the turkey meat balls well.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes Large Pot full of Sauce
35 Min
1 Hr 5 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 2 large
    onions, chopped
  • 29 oz
    diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 12 oz
    tomato paste
  • 8 oz
    canned sliced mushrooms, undrained
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan/romano cheese blend
  • 4-6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 jar(s)
    pasta sauce (of your choice)(24-28 ouce size)
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Quick Fix Spaghetti Sauce


  1. These are most of the ingredients used to make this sauce.
  2. Chop the onions & mince the cloves of garlic.
  3. Add the oil, to a large pot, and heat over medium high heat. Then add the chopped onions and minced garlic, stir, and continue to cook for about 5-6 minutes, until onions become transparent.
  4. Then add the diced tomatoes undrained, and stir to blend with onions.
  5. Next add the sliced mushrooms, undrained.
  6. Now add the spices, and stir to blend into sauce.
  7. Add remaining spices and then Add both jars of pasta sauce, and continue to cook over medium high heat. Remembering to stir to prevent sticking.
  8. Continue to cook and simmer for at least 45 minutes, or longer if time permits.
  9. Add the meat balls or sausage and grated Cheese, stir & continue to cook and simmer. The longer the better. Can also leave out the meat if desired.
  10. Serve sauce over favorite pasta or with Meat Balls. Enjoy.

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About Quick Fix Spaghetti Sauce

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

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