Homemade Spaghetti Sauce


Homemade Italian spaghetti sauce from an Italian family. The longer you cook it the better it tastes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
6 servings


  • 1 chopped onion

  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans peeled ground tomatoes in paste

  • 1 (6 ounce) can Italian-style tomato paste

  • 7 cups water

  • 3 tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ cup red wine

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper


  1. In large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until soft. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, water, Italian seasoning, basil, sugar, wine, and crushed red pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

124 Calories
2g Fat
20g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 659mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 160mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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