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Spaghetti Sauce 4 (Meatless)

10 servings
Prep info
10 min prep + 4 hr simmer & 10 min prep & 15 min cook pasta
Prep time
Not set
Cook time
4 hours, 10 minutes
Time required
4 hours, 10 minutes
Oven preheat
Mains - Misc


  • First Lot:
  • 24 oz tomato paste (5x142g cans)
  • 5 c water (2.5 pounds/1.135L/1.135kg)
  • 4 t dried oregano
  • 1/2 T minced garlic
  • 1 T dried basil
  • 2 t Salt (Table)
  • 1 t black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 T Sugar (Granulated) (as desired)
  • Second Lot:
  • 1/2 c grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 T oil
  • 1/2 c chopped onion


For the first lot:

(Start about 4 hours before serving time)

In a 5 quart pot, mix all the first lot ingredients together.  Place on stove and simmer over medium high heat til it comes to a slight boil.  Turn down the heat to low and keep it at a very gentle simmer.  Cover and cook, stirring occassionally.

Taste to see if you like the spice combination, adding more as necessary.

For the second lot:

(Start about 10 minutes before serving time)

Add parmesan cheese to sauce; continue to simmer, and adjust seasonings as necessary.

Heat oil in a large skillet; once hot, add onion.  Cook until onion goes translucent.  Add to sauce.


SJ Note 1 Feb 2014: This is a good sauce to use for pizzas, ravioli, etc.