Spaghetti Sauce


This easy spaghetti sauce is a quick recipe for tomato sauce. I have just given the outline for the sauce, but you can add any vegetables to it. I especially like it with mushrooms and peppers.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • ½ small onion, chopped

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic

  • 1 (28 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes

  • 4 teaspoons dried basil

  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, green onion, and garlic; cook until onions are translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, basil, oregano, and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes.

    looking at two bowls of spaghetti topped with spaghetti sauce and fresh basil
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

82 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 19mg 93%
Calcium 128mg 10%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 356mg 8%

* 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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