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World's Best Pasta Sauce!

John Chandler

"Well, my Lasagna has become quite popular, and I think the sauce from that makes amazing meat sauce as well. So I thought I would post it by its self."
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Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 157 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook the sausage, beef, onion, and garlic until well browned; drain fat. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and water. Mix in sugar and season with basil, fennel seed, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 157 calories; 8.6 g fat; 11.9 g carbohydrates; 9.6 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 673 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this twice, first as written and it was GREAT! But then I did some mild modifications. I used all ground beef, addes red wine instead of water and added 1/2 tsp of oregano and rosemary ...

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I made this just for kicks to see how other people make their sauce. This was just OK at best. First of all...there's already enough fennel seed in Italian sausage that adding more is complete o...

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I made this twice, first as written and it was GREAT! But then I did some mild modifications. I used all ground beef, addes red wine instead of water and added 1/2 tsp of oregano and rosemary ...

I've never written a review for a recipe before but this recipe was worth the effort. I made this as the recipe calls and it was fabulous. I've been making Italian food for a long time and thi...

Hope you enjoy it. I am still amazed that the responces my other recipe has recieved.

I made this just for kicks to see how other people make their sauce. This was just OK at best. First of all...there's already enough fennel seed in Italian sausage that adding more is complete o...

Awesome meat sauce!!! I sauteed the beef and sausage separately as they tend to be greasy and added them to the sauce during the last half hour of cooking. I then sauteed the onion with a litt...

I was going to just use the meat sauce recipe from my favorite lasagna but thought I'd look around and see what's out here. What do I pull up? The sauce recipe from my favorite lasagna! This ...

I started making this sauce a few months ago. Since then, I absolutely REFUSE to buy any at the store. I love to add in fresh tomatoes from our garden, but even without it, this sauce KICKS tail...

We took this to a pasta potluck and received many compliments and requests for the recipe! My daughter actually made it and said it was quick and easy. [But not quite as good as her husband's ;-...

I have been making this recipe for a long time now. It is excellent. Over time I made a few changes that perfect this recipe! 1) Add more garlic! You really can't put in too much! 2) Subs...