Print Options

Back to Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce

 Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce
My homemade sauce is packed with fresh tomatoes and assorted seasonings. Folks who sample it never seem to miss the meat.
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 cups coarsely chopped peeled tomatoes (about 5 pounds)
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh basil or 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti, cooked and drained

Directions

  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat, saute onion and
  • garlic in oil until tender. Add tomatoes, basil, parsley, salt,
  • pepper and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 1-1/2 hours. Serve over spaghetti. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/8 recipe equals 314 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or

2 of 2

Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce (continued)

Wine (continued)
Zinfandel.