Classic Contadina Spaghetti Sauce

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Makes 5 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 oz.) Contadina® Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz.) Contadina® Tomato Sauce
  • 1 lb. Italian sausage (casings removed) or extra lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano or 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil or 1 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • cooked pasta

Directions

1. Combine sausage, onion and garlic in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink inside, stirring to break up sausage.
2. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, mushrooms, oregano, basil, salt, sugar.
3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes. Serve over hot cooked pasta.

VARIATIONS: To make Spicy, Creamy or Veggie Spaghetti Sauce, prepare recipe as directed above, except:

Spicy Spaghetti Sauce: Add 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. dried red pepper flakes in Step 2.

Creamy Spaghetti Sauce: Stir in 1/4 cup heavy cream after 30 minute simmer. Do not boil.

Veggie Spaghetti Sauce: Omit meat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 cup diced carrots, 1/2 cup sliced celery, 1 can (15 oz.) white or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained, in Step 1.

Classic Contadina Spaghetti Sauce
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Del Monte Products In This Recipe

Contadina®

Crushed Tomatoes

Contadina®

Tomato Sauce