Homemade Spaghetti Sauce/Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by amdorn

Very robust, hearty, and perfect to cook ahead of time in large batches and freeze for later use in the colder months when the fresh produce is not available. I use fresh home grown tomatos and peppers for this recipe

Top Review by barbarareubanks

I like this recipe. How long would I need to process it to can? And should I use pressure canner or water bath.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place tomatos in large pot cover with water. Bring water to boil and boil approximatley 5 minutes. Immediately remove from heat and place in ice bath.
  2. In pot used to boil tomato's return it to the stove over medium heat add oil, both onions, garlic, peppers, Italian, Pizza and basil, and saute until onions and peppers are translucent.
  3. In the mean time peel the skin off the tomatos, and cut into 4's removing the top stem area. Place tomatos in food processor and blend. Pour tomato puree into pot with other ingrediants stir, reduce heat to a slow simmer. Add tomato paste, stir.
  4. Let pot simmer for approximately 2 hours stirring occasionaly.
  5. Enjoy it with spaghetti noodles or use with lasagna.

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