Brian's Favorite Sauce

Brian's Favorite Sauce


"A favorite spaghetti sauce with my sons - especially Brian. Serve over your favorite pasta. Simmering the sauce for longer will result in a deeper flavor. Adjust the seasonings as you like."


servings 501 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 501 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 37.5 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 15.4 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 2374 mg
  • 95%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat saute chopped onion and garlic in the oil. Break up sausage into small pieces and brown. Add tomato sauce, ground black pepper, dried oregano, dried basil, chopped tomatoes, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper; stir well. Let simmer uncovered 15 to 30 minutes.
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  1. 134 Ratings


GREAT sauce, brown meat and veggies than throw it all in the crock to simmer all day....LEFTOVER SAUCE recipe= toast english muffins, add some sauce and mozzerella cheese, pop into 375 oven unti...

Great starter sauce!! Basically, this recipe gives you a good base and then you add extras depending on your tastes. I read some of the previous reviews and used less stewed tomatoes and added...

Excellent sauce! I made it for a family dinner and everyone loved it!! It's a keeper!

I make a double batch at a time of this sauce. It freezes well and seems to actually taste better when re-heated on the stove. (Not microwave.) The recipe makes a delicious sauce without many...

Brian, you done good. I read all the reviews for this recipe and made it yesterday in a crockpot. As with any recipe, we modify it to suit our own tastes. The result: the best I've ever made....

Thanks Marian for submitting this really is delicious. I used hot italian sausage instead of sweet and didn't add the cayenne. I only used a 28 oz can of diced tomatoes...and still...

excellent sauce! i used more ground beef and 3 extra sausages. other than that the sauce is wonderful! Planning on making it again and freezing it!

My husband and I love this recipe. We have followed others suggestions and let it simmer longer in a crockpot and have doubled the spices. My husband can't get enough of it and refuses to eat ...

It's very rare these days I take the time to make homemade sauce, but I highly recommend this. Its easy and very tasty!! My family really liked it. Give it a try!!