Classic Contadina® Spaghetti Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Classic Contadina(R) Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Classic Contadina® Spaghetti Sauce

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"This classic pasta sauce with lots of tomatoes and Italian sausage served on hot cooked pasta makes a quick, satisfying dinner any night of the week."

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Original recipe makes 5 -1/2 cups Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Combine sausage, onion and garlic in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink inside, stirring to break up sausage.
  2. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, mushrooms, oregano, basil, salt, sugar.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes. Serve over hot cooked pasta.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 35 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins

Footnotes

  • VARIATIONS: To make Spicy, Creamy or Veggie Spaghetti Sauce, prepare recipe as directed above, except:
  • Spicy Spaghetti Sauce: Add 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. dried red pepper flakes in Step 2.
  • Creamy Spaghetti Sauce: Stir in 1/4 cup heavy cream after 30 minute simmer. Do not boil.
  • Veggie Spaghetti Sauce: Omit meat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 cup diced carrots, 1/2 cup sliced celery, 1 can (15 oz.) white or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained, in Step 1.
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Jun 09, 2014

I found this recipe and decided to try it. It's better than my wife's recipe that she got from an Italian lady in Queens, NY. We have it often as we both enjoy spaghetti with meat sauce. I prefer the thick spaghetti pasta, while my wife has a gluten free spelt pasta. It's all good. This recipe will last two people for two or three meals... and everybody knows spaghetti sauce is better the day after!

 
Feb 24, 2014

It's as classic and simple as can be and it took me back in time to a recipe in my younger days that we also used for pizza sauce. Perfectly delicious!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 605 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 69.8 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 25.1 g
  • 39%
  • Fiber
  • 7.2 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 23.9 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 1401 mg
  • 56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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