Versatile Tomato Sauce

Versatile Tomato Sauce

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"This delicious tomato and meat sauce can be used for spaghetti or lasagna. The pepperoni gives this sauce an extra kick."
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55 m servings 549 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 549 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 39.8 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 2509 mg
  • 100%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute onions and garlic until caramelized; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef until almost browned. Add onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. In a large pot over medium heat, combine tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes; bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer sauce for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir pepperoni, ground beef mixture and green peppers into sauce; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Stir in mushrooms, garlic salt, salt, ground black pepper, onion powder, oregano and Italian seasoning. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve.


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I chose to use four ounces fresh baby bella mushrooms in this recipe instead of canned, I sauteed them with the onion and garlic. I also used garlic powder instead of garlic salt and red bell pe...

My family really enjoyed this one. Thankyou!

Pretty good for a quick sauce. Will make again.

I was able to convert this to a one pot sauce by using a deep 12" non-stick skillet. I removed the casings and browned a package of Johnsonville Sweet Italian Sausage, in lieu of the ground bee...

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