Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

I don't think of this as vegetarian, but it is. It's just the way I make spaghetti sauce, no meat. I listed small amounts of salt and pepper so that they are included in the recipe, please adjust to your taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onions in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add crushed garlic and continue to sauté until golden.
  3. Add peppers and continue cooking, until soft.
  4. Add tomatoes, sauce, paste, salt, pepper, sugar, oregano, and basil.
  5. Simmer over low heat for several hours, or until thickened.
  6. Taste, and correct seasoning, I frequently add another 2 tablespoons basil, and perhaps more sugar, salt and pepper.
  7. Serve over pasta and top with Parmesan cheese.