spaghetti sauce recipe

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spaghetti sauce recipe

Somewhere along the way, someone had posted a recipe for spaghetti sauce. I don't know where to find it, and we have a ton of tomatoes rippening right now. any suggestions? Preferably, something that I can freeze. Thanks.

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Is this the one you were looking for? It's awesome!

"LilMrsJ" wrote:

Here ya go! Enjoy! This recipe is awesome. It's the same that a friend of mine made for us when Lil D was born. She is Italian and this is how her family has always made it.

Spaghetti Sauce Italiano
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 large onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
4-5 cloves garlic, chopped
1 (14.50 ounces) can chopped tomatoes
1 (6.00 ounces) can tomato paste
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1/2 teaspoon sugar
6 ounces inexpensive red wine
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
salt and black pepper

1. In a large pot, add red pepper flakes in olive oil, stir 1 minute.
2. Sauté onion and green pepper in olive oil at medium heat.
3. Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes.
4. Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, sugar, and red wine.
5. Stir in spices, cover, and simmer, stirring every 15 minutes.
6. After 2 hours, add more wine if sauce is too thick and re-season.
7. Sauce should cook on low heat for at least 3 hours.
8. Remove from heat, cool, and refrigerate overnight.
9. The next day, heat sauce over low-medium heat.
10. Add 1 lb of your favorite meatballs or sausages.
11. If adding 1 lb of meatballs and sausages, double sauce recipe.
12. Serve with your favorite pasta, grated cheese, red wine, and crusty bread.

I found it here: because I didn't feel like typing out the whole thing myself today. Wink