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Classic Italian Sauce

There is no jar of pasta sauce on the shelves that can compare to the fresh taste of homemade. This classic Italian sauce will have your family following their nose to the kitchen.


Classic Italian Sauce


For 4 people

  • 2 cup(s) canned whole tomatoes
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 16 ounce(s) mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cup(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup(s) tomato paste
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 6 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 3 teaspoon(s) dried basil leaves
  • 16 ounce(s) pasta


In a blender chop the whole tomatoes with juice and garlic until chunky. In a medium size pot, heat oil on medium high heat. Put onion and mushroom in and sauté for about 5 minutes. Place in pot the blended tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, chopped green peppers, oregano and basil. Bring to boil, then lower to medium low, cover and stir periodically. Cook and reduce about 1 to 2 hours or to your liking. Prepare the pasta following package direction and drain. Place in a large bowl and toss with sauce.
Ready in 1 hour and 50 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 574.15 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 12.67g
  • Sodium (mg): 1063.12mg
  • Carbs: 87.98g
  • Fat: 22.73g
  • Saturated fat (g): 1.58g
  • Proteins: 17.1g