Spaghetti Sauce

Home Made Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce
Serves 6
I love spaghetti. I have since I was a little kid. Progresso was always my fav, with a bit of added seasonings. But I am trying to be a bit better about what I eat and wanted something more organic for me. Something I knew what I was putting into my body. So I developed my own sauce. And it rivals anything you can get from a can. Here's how it goes:
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 1 Yellow Onion, chopped
  2. 4-5 Large Carrots, chopped
  3. 5-6 Celery Stalks, chopped
  4. 1 Green Bell Pepper, chopped
  5. 1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  6. 4-5 Cloves Garlic, chopped
  7. 1 Package Button Mushrooms, chopped
  8. 1 Can Diced Tomatoes
  9. 2 Can Tomato Sauce
  10. 2 Tbsp Parsley Flakes
  11. 1 Tbsp Oregano
  12. 1 Tbsp Basil
  13. 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  14. Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In Medium pot, heat the olive oil.
  2. Add all the veggies except for the mushrooms
  3. Add salt and sweat the veggies until translucent
  4. Add Tomatoes and tomato sauce
  5. Add mushrooms
  6. Add the herbs
  7. Let simmer so the flavors meld
  8. Put in blender to smooth it out
Notes
  1. I almost always add ground turkey or beef. This is my base sauce for spaghetti, lasagna, and pretty much any other Italian tomato based sauce.
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