Spaghetti Sauce Italiano

Recipe by Maine-iac
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot, add red pepper flakes in olive oil, stir 1 minute.
  • Sauté onion and green pepper in olive oil at medium heat.
  • Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes.
  • Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, sugar, and red wine.
  • Stir in spices, cover, and simmer, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • After 2 hours, add more wine if sauce is too thick and re-season.
  • Sauce should cook on low heat for at least 3 hours.
  • Remove from heat, cool, and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next day, heat sauce over low-medium heat.
  • Add 1 lb of your favorite meatballs or sausages.
  • If adding 1 lb of meatballs and sausages, double sauce recipe.
  • Serve with your favorite pasta, grated cheese, red wine, and crusty bread.
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