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Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  • 2lbs Italian sausage
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 (28 ounces) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 1 (15 ounces) can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water (if simmering for only 1 hour, 1 cup)
  • 3 teaspoons basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or more)
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup red wine



  1. In a large pot (I used a very big skillet) brown Italian sausage, breaking it up into bits as you stir.
  2. Add onions and continue to cook until they have become soft. Add garlic, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and water. Mix well.
  3. Add basil, parsley, brown sugar, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Mix well and bring to a slow boil. Stir in red wine.
  4.  Simmer on low stirring frequently for at least 1 hour. Serve over cooked spaghetti noodles.