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AngelicFantasia, terrific recipe! I used homemade Italian sausage (given to us by friends) and followed the recipe exactly. It was delicious. I used for (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls) Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, by MizzNezz, and still had enough leftover to freeze for later and to share with the friend's who shared the sausage. Thanks for a winner! Oh, and it was so simple to get the sauce going on the stove while I spent a few hours in the kitchen preparing other things as well. : )

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GinnyP March 16, 2003

I doubled the recipe when I made this and was able to serve 6 people and had enough leftover (which I froze in quart jars) for 2 more meals! I made it in the crockpot and let it cook on high for about 5 hours. I didn't add any sausage but served it with meatballs instead and it turned out great! It's an excellent sauce and much better than store-bought. Definitely a keeper!

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PuglyDuckling November 16, 2003

I made this (doubled it) for my once a month cooking. Used it on Calzones, and will use it for spaghetti. Wonderful flavor, and I love the texture. (I am accustomed to meatless sauces)

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Annie H August 08, 2003

Excellent! I had to sub the sausage for ground beef because it was what we had, and it was still excellent! Thanks for a great recipe!!

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Hannah Boo December 04, 2010

This is way too salty. I followed the recipe exactly and used Johnsonville Four Cheese Italian Sausage. If I try it again, I will omit the 2 tsp of salt completely, and probably will use ground beef. I couldn't taste any tomato flavor - or any other flavor - other than salt.

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Proud2beMrsD August 10, 2011

This sauce was okay. I followed it, except I used 3/4 pound sausage rather than the 1 pound it calls for. I don't know what I did wrong, but it tasted bitter. I added a little more sugar and that helped. Thanks for sharing.

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Lighthouse Rita December 25, 2010

Great! Needed a good basic sauce so doubled the recipe, omitted the sausage, and added about a tablespoon of olive oil. Simmered on the stove. This made about 4 quarts of sauce, and I froze the leftovers in quart jars for future meals. Next time I'll try the sausage. Thanks for sharing the recipe! Update: Made another batch with Italian sausage and it was really good. Forgot to add in my earlier review that I cut the salt down. This time I followed the recipe for the sausage version, but added only 1 t salt, and my kids commented that it was too salty. I'll watch that next time. Thanks for sharing!

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LonghornMama November 09, 2010

With picky hubby, I was about to give up on making homemade spaghetti sauce. I wanted spaghetti tonight, so I looked one more time and found this recipe. It's the last one I'll ever use. Everyone loved it, even my son, who is even pickier than my husband! There were no leftovers. Next time, I'm at least doubling the recipe to freeze.

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debjonestx October 13, 2010
Spaghetti Sauce