Spaghetti with Tomato and Sausage Sauce

Spaghetti with Tomato and Sausage Sauce


"The longer you cook the sauce, the better it tastes!"


3 h 45 m servings 415 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 14 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 1428 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cook sausage for 30 minutes. Cut into bite sized pieces, and set aside.
  2. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and mushrooms in olive oil until tender. Remove with slotted spoon, and set aside. Stir into Dutch oven: tomato paste, tomato juice, Italian tomatoes, and wine. Stir until smooth. Mix in oregano, basil, parsley, garlic, garlic salt, and sugar. Return sausage and onion and mushroom saute to sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 3 hours. Cover pot if sauce becomes too thick.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Serve sauce over pasta.
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  1. 48 Ratings


I have found some truly excellent spaghetti sauce recipes at allrecipes, but this one is the best. My son and wife both gave it two thumbs up. I did reduce the sugar by half and it was exactly...

This is really good, worth getting all the ingredients together. I used austrailian shiraz for the wine. Will definately make this again.

Very nice flavor, we loved it. I used ground beef in mine. I will make this sauce again but I will add more mushrooms and big chunks of peppers and celery because I like veggies in my sauce. ...

This sauce is soooo yummy!!! I was looking for recipes to use up some of our canned tomato juice and tomatoes from last year and this one was perfect! I wasn't sure what "beef sausage" was, be...

this is the first time I have made spaghetti sauce from scratch and it was sooo good I will not be going back to storebaught sauces after this, it was though a little sweet, next time I'll be su...

This was awesome. I simmered for 4 HOURS-ALL I COULD STAND. I cut the sugar out completely- not needed. Great enough without!!!

Great Sauce

My husband loved this, said it was restaurant quality, has begged me to make it again. So flavorful and delicious!!

Excellent! We love this recipe, kids included. I used Italian Sausage in it, and found I needed about 2 lbs of it to equal out the amount of sauce. This is the best spaghetti we have ever tasted...