This sauce came from a good friend's Italian Mother-in-law. It is easy, and by far the best homemade sauce I know of. Great for both Spaghetti and Lasagna. Pssst...the secret is the sugar!
Blend the stewed tomatoes and crushed tomatoes in a blender. In a stock pot or large kettle, brown the ground beef with the onions, peppers, and garlic. Pour in tomatoes, and reduce heat. Add sugar, basil, bay leaves and oregano, and simmer about 40 minutes.
Remove bay leaves and season with salt and pepper before serving.
I found this recipe on the internet a long time ago, but the originator of the recipe is unknown. It is presented here with his own comments. This is better than any spaghetti sauce I have EVER tried!
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (324g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 57 (26%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 6.3g||8 %|
|Saturated Fat 2.4g||12 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.4g|
|Cholesterol 36.9mg||11 %|
|Sodium 406.4mg||14 %|
|Potassium 797.1mg||21 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 28.1g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.3g||17 %|
|Sugars, other 23.9g|
|Protein 14.7g||21 %|
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Calories per serving: 217
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