Tomato Sauce with Sausage

Tomato Sauce with Sausage


"A meaty sauce with plenty of fresh basil and garlic. A very good sauce that also freezes well."


1 h 10 m servings 101 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 349 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan heat oil and saute sausage until brown, about 6 minutes. Add onion and garlic to pot and saute about 8 minutes. Mix in tomato paste, tomatoes, water and basil. Bring to a boil. Break up tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until thickened, about 45 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 30 Ratings


This is great! I married into an Italian family, and have always been lovingly teased about my use of 'canned' sauce. I decided to try this as my first attempt at 'home-made' sauce and invited t...

Very good, I use this recipe all the time but add 2 tbsp italian seasoning and 1 tsp oregano. I usually double the recipe, add 1 12oz can of paste and 4 cups of water and let it cook down until...

This was a great change of pace recipe and quick to fix. Will definately make this again. Did not rate child reaction as I don't have any kids in the house anymore but imagine they would proba...

This was good to make for a quick 30 minute sauce. I scaled this recipe down to 8 servings, used ground sage sausage and pureed my tomatoes (daughter doesn't like them). I like adding a bay lea...

This is a 10+. Added Italian seasoning and oregano - may added some hot red pepper flakes next time. Really loved this one!!!

This was excellent sauce. My kids don't like the chunks of tomatoes, so I used tomatoe sauce instead. No need to alter this recipe at all!

I used this sauce recipe for my lasagna so I modified a little bit because I wanted it really thick. One of my cans of tomato sauce was also the kind with garlic and basil already added in and ...

This sauce had too much acid in it. It gave my husband and I heartburn. I wanted to try something different than my own sauce, so I gave this a shot. If you have acid reflux, put tb sugar or ...

I made it without sausage. Delicious.