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Versatile Tomato Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This delicious tomato and meat sauce can be used for spaghetti or lasagna. The pepperoni gives this sauce an extra kick."
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55 m servings 549
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 to 8 servings)


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  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute onions and garlic until caramelized; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef until almost browned. Add onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. In a large pot over medium heat, combine tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes; bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer sauce for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir pepperoni, ground beef mixture and green peppers into sauce; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Stir in mushrooms, garlic salt, salt, ground black pepper, onion powder, oregano and Italian seasoning. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 549 calories; 39.8 23.3 27.1 96 2509 Full nutrition

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I chose to use four ounces fresh baby bella mushrooms in this recipe instead of canned, I sauteed them with the onion and garlic. I also used garlic powder instead of garlic salt and red bell pe...

My family really enjoyed this one. Thankyou!

Pretty good for a quick sauce. Will make again.

I was able to convert this to a one pot sauce by using a deep 12" non-stick skillet. I removed the casings and browned a package of Johnsonville Sweet Italian Sausage, in lieu of the ground bee...