Rating: 4.5 stars
1030 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 831
  • 4 star values: 140
  • 3 star values: 39
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 8

This pasta sauce is excellent in lasagna or as a meat sauce. I use it in my popular lasagna recipe, so I thought I'd share it on its own.



Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook sausage, beef, onion, and garlic in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat until browned; drain fat.

  • Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and water. Mix in sugar, basil, Italian seasoning, fennel seed, salt, and pepper.

  • Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until cooked through, about 1 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

157 calories; protein 9.6g; carbohydrates 11.9g; fat 8.6g; cholesterol 24mg; sodium 672.8mg. Full Nutrition