Homemade Italian Sauce


Sauce like mom used to make. Serve over your favorite pasta. Classic red sauce with onion, mushrooms and garlic.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole tomatoes

  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 white onion, chopped

  • 1 pound mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 (16 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 8 ounces tomato paste

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves


  1. In a blender chop the whole tomatoes with juice and garlic until chunky. In a medium size pot, heat oil on medium high heat. Put onion and mushroom in and saute for about 5 minutes.

  2. Place in pot the blended tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, chopped green peppers, oregano and basil. Bring to boil, then lower to medium low, cover and stir periodically. Cook and reduce about 1 to 2 hours or to your liking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

254 Calories
12g Fat
36g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 254
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 755mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 63mg 315%
Calcium 167mg 13%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 1643mg 35%

* 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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