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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

Fantastic homemade spaghetti sauce with homemade meatballs. This recipe makes a very thick sauce and can be easily made in the crockpot or on top of the stove.

Ingredients

  • 1 29-oz. can tomato puree
  • 1 29-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 12-oz. cans tomato paste
  • 1 large onion (sliced in rings)
  • 8-oz. can sliced mushrooms (drained)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, sliced or minced (I use 1 heaping tablespoon minced garlic from a jar)
  • 1 heaping tbsp. parsley
  • 1 heaping tsp. oregano
  • 1 heaping tsp. basil
  • 2 heaping tablespoonfuls sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • A few shakes of red pepper flakes (if desired)
  • 2-3 bay leaves whole

Directions

  1. Put all in a crockpot that has been sprayed with cooking spray and let simmer on high for about 5-6 hours. Add meatballs, if desired. Or...
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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
Italian
Category:
Beef Main Dish/Pasta Main Dish
Recipe Yields:
12
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