Spaghetti Sauce III

Spaghetti Sauce III


"I got this recipe from my aunt who is a wonderful cook. My husband won't eat spaghetti at restaurants anymore, he says mine is better. Home canned tomatoes are best, but stewed will work."


1 h 15 m servings 169 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 491 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook ground beef with onion until brown; drain. Stir tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, garlic powder, oregano and mushrooms into beef mixture. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer one hour. Serve over hot pasta.
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  1. 176 Ratings


This is a great sauce, I did add my little changes though, I started by roasting my roma tomatoes and my fresh bulb of garlic with a drizzle of evoo. While that was going I started browning my g...

This is a perfect recipe to use to get a general idea on how to make a spaghetti sauce. I used all the ingredients but measured according to my own taste which made it great! ADD sugar and sal...

Use 1/2 T. of each herb if you don't add ground beef. If you do add meat to the sauce use 1 T. otherwise the meat will overpower the sauce and it will be bland. I also added 1/2 red bell peppe...

This, too, was my first time attempting spaghetti sauce without the jar. It was so quick, easy and tasty! I did take another reviewer's suggestion and doubled the tomato paste. I like a thick...

Made this for a Church Group for a competition. Won first place. I substituted 1/2 pound of Shrimp and 1/2 pound of scallops for the beef. I sauteed the shrimp with the shells on in some oliv...

This is the best spaghetti sauce I have ever made;its sweet without having to add any sugar! I know it will be my new recipe and I am sure all will agree. Its easy, fast, and fantastic!

I'm giving this 3 stars. It was good, but I think the dried herbs were a little overpowering. If I made this again, I would probably reduce the herbs, especially the oregano, and add a couple ...

Outstanding recipe. I made some minor adjustments like adding fresh garlic and sweet sausage with the hamburger and I like thicker sauce so I added an additional can of paste. If you play with i...

Easy, tasty sauce. You can mess around with the spices to your liking, but this is a good basic recipe. I left out the mushrooms (hate 'em!),and it turned out just fine.