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Aug 9, 2010

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe | Country Cooking Recipes

pounds Italian Sausage
tablespoons olive oil
 Onion (chopped)
1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped)
1 Green Bell Pepper (chopped)
3 Cloves Garlic (minced)
12 Roma tomatoes (chopped)
2 small cans Tomato Paste
3 small cans Tomato Sauce
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Spaghetti Noodles
Parmesan cheese

1. In a large soup pot - brown Italian Sausage and crumble the meat into chunks. Drain grease.
2. Add olive oil, bell peppers, onion and minced garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add chopped tomato and cook 5 more minutes, still stirring.
3. Add tomato paste and tomato sauce. Fill empty cans with water and add to pot.

4. Add spices to the spaghetti sauce. Add salt and pepper. Stir well.
5. Cook on low heat for 1 1/2 hours. Stir often to keep spaghetti sauce from sticking to bottom of pan. (add more water if sauce becomes too thick)
6. Remove bay leaf and ladle sauce over spaghetti noodles.
Top with Parmesan cheese.

Serves approx 6 people.

Wanda Rawlins
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