Italian Spaghetti Sauce
by Updated April 10, 2017,
This is a quick and easy tomato sauce to make for spaghetti or similar pasta. Feel free to add meatballs or browned ground beef or sausage to make a hearty meat sauce.
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
- Heat oil; sauté onions, pepper and garlic in the oil until tender.
- Add salt, pepper, tomato paste, tomatoes, and oregano. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in cheese before serving or serve cheese separately.
- Serve with hot cooked and drained spaghetti or similar pasta.
Serves 6 to 8
Calories per serving (based on 6 servings, meat-free): 163
Meat version: Sauté 1/2 to 1 pound of lean ground beef or sausage with the onions, peppers and garlic until browned.
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