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Richard and Suzanne's Famous Spaghetti Sauce

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"We created this spaghetti sauce because my wife did not like thick sauce. Therefore, we came up with this recipe and have used it for over 20 years. We are always asked for the recipe, but, until now, had never given the recipe to anyone. Hope you enjoy!!"
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25 m servings 125
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Pour the olive oil into a skillet and place over medium heat. Cook the garlic in the hot oil 1 to 2 minutes; add the onion, bell pepper, basil, green onion, and bay leaf and cook until the bell pepper softens; season with salt and pepper. Stir in the tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes, diced tomatoes with chiles, water, and sugar; continue to cook 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 125 calories; 5 19.9 3.6 0 1109 Full nutrition

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Wow, this receipe is the best non-thick Spaghetti Sauce we have ever tried. The sauce is great with pizza, dipping sauce, spaghetti, lasagna. You should bottle this up and sell it. We followe...

Loved this recipe and have gotten rave reviews from all who consumed. I made some slight modifications... 1.) I simmered for many hours 2.) I added water gradually, 1/2 cup at a time to achieve...

DELICIOUS! My husband said this was as good as sauce from a fine Italian restaurant. I used yellow bell pepper instead of green because my husband hates green pepper, and I left out the water ...

This sauce has an amazing flavor!!! I did not add the water as directed, used 1/2 the sugar and added about 1/2# diced fresh mushrooms. My boyfriend thinks I'm a gourmet cook and asked me to m...

Excellent! Didn't add any water & only used about 1 tsp of sugar. This is a keeper. Thanks for the recipe!

This was a good pasta sauce. It wasnt one of my favorites but I enjoyed making it. I dont like my sauce as thin as this recipe is, so I only added about 2 cups of water and simmered a lot long...

My family LOVES this sauce. I made a couple of small changes; I used crushed tomatoes instead of the tomato sauce (to make it just a bit chunkier), omitted the green pepper (because I'm the only...

Okay, Okay..I didn't read the recipe submitter's notes before making this recipe. I looked at the ingredients and had everything and followed the recipe as stated except used only 1 teaspoon of...

I added a couple more cloves of garlic, used a red bell pepper (we don't care for green pepper) and to make the sauce a little fuller, I did add in 8 ounces of sliced mushrooms. This was okay--n...