Vera's Basic Spaghetti Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by AshK5246

This sauce can be frozen or canned in a hot water bath. It makes around 2 quarts, and is a great basic sauce that leaves room to add your own favorites like mushrooms, sausage, or cheeses. I have found that dried spices work best in this sauce.

Top Review by Dreamer in Ontario

I made this yesterday and had it for dinner tonight. Like the previous reviewer, I used canned tomatoes and added about a tbsp of brown sugar. Delicious. DD loved it too and she's a hard sell.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Puree tomatoes in your food processor or blender 2-3 at a time and strain.
  2. Cook onion in oil until translucent.
  3. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.
  4. Lightly crush the basil and oregano in your palm and add to the onion and garlic.
  5. Add remainder of ingredients and simmer for 2 hours.
  6. Cool and freeze or can at once.

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