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Tomato Sauce with Sausage

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"A meaty sauce with plenty of fresh basil and garlic. A very good sauce that also freezes well."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 101
Original recipe yields 32 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan heat oil and saute sausage until brown, about 6 minutes. Add onion and garlic to pot and saute about 8 minutes. Mix in tomato paste, tomatoes, water and basil. Bring to a boil. Break up tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until thickened, about 45 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 101 calories; 7.2 5.1 4.6 11 349 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is great! I married into an Italian family, and have always been lovingly teased about my use of 'canned' sauce. I decided to try this as my first attempt at 'home-made' sauce and invited t...

Most helpful critical review

This sauce had too much acid in it. It gave my husband and I heartburn. I wanted to try something different than my own sauce, so I gave this a shot. If you have acid reflux, put tb sugar or ...

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This is great! I married into an Italian family, and have always been lovingly teased about my use of 'canned' sauce. I decided to try this as my first attempt at 'home-made' sauce and invited t...

Very good, I use this recipe all the time but add 2 tbsp italian seasoning and 1 tsp oregano. I usually double the recipe, add 1 12oz can of paste and 4 cups of water and let it cook down until...

This was a great change of pace recipe and quick to fix. Will definately make this again. Did not rate child reaction as I don't have any kids in the house anymore but imagine they would proba...

This was good to make for a quick 30 minute sauce. I scaled this recipe down to 8 servings, used ground sage sausage and pureed my tomatoes (daughter doesn't like them). I like adding a bay lea...

This is a 10+. Added Italian seasoning and oregano - may added some hot red pepper flakes next time. Really loved this one!!!

This sauce had too much acid in it. It gave my husband and I heartburn. I wanted to try something different than my own sauce, so I gave this a shot. If you have acid reflux, put tb sugar or ...

This was excellent sauce. My kids don't like the chunks of tomatoes, so I used tomatoe sauce instead. No need to alter this recipe at all!

I used this sauce recipe for my lasagna so I modified a little bit because I wanted it really thick. One of my cans of tomato sauce was also the kind with garlic and basil already added in and ...

I made it without sausage. Delicious.