Fresh Spaghetti Sauce23 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 6 hr 30 min
- Ready In: 7 hr
“Fresh roma tomatoes are gently simmered with zucchini, green and red bell pepper, mushrooms and herbs for a savory meatless spaghetti sauce. The addition of ricotta cheese, just before serving, makes the sauce nice and rich.” - by Inspired by Home Cooks
Original recipe yields 12 servings
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Remove skins and return tomatoes to the pot and mash them. Stir in tomato paste and 2 cups water. Cover and simmer on low heat.
- Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and bay leaves for 1 minute, then stir in onions; saute until onions are translucent. Stir in zucchini, green and red bell pepper and mushrooms. Slowly cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Stir vegetables into tomato sauce and add oregano, Italian seasoning, chili powder and SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend. Simmer over low heat for 6 to 8 hours. Stir in the ricotta cheese 10 minutes before serving.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 194 cal
- 11.2 g
- 18.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (23)Rate This Recipe
"Excellent sauce! Only changes I made: I did not use Riccota(will try next time) and I used regular brown sugar. Very rich complex taste , best sauce from this site for now, although takes time, but we..." See morell worth it."
"First, my changes. Added 1/2 can of olives, used only red bell pepper and omitted the sugar and dairy. (allergic to them) And with those few changes, I had pasta sauce to RAVE about! It was fantastic!..." See more! Thank you so much, this is keeper! My first time making sauce from scratch, and I am not going back to canned-this sauce rocks!"
"This sauce was amazing! I didn't have zucchini, don't like mushrooms, used garlic powder instead of garlic, used tomato sauce instead of paste, didn't add the bay leaf or the ricotta, used a variety ..." See moreof tomotoes from the garden and it was just fantastic! Definitely worth the time, I will be making this again."
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