Top your next pasta dish with my Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce. It's made in a single stock pot, and is filled with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and bell pepper. This sauce will quickly become your new go-to recipe.
Course Main Course
Keyword easy homemade spaghetti sauce
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 2hours30minutes
Total Time 2hours45minutes
1 and 1/2poundsground beef
112ouncescanned crushed tomatoes with basil
1teaspoonred pepper flakes
In a large stock pot over medium heat, add olive oil. Once heated, crumble ground beef into pan and cook until browned. Remove beef from pan and set aside.
Add diced onion and bell pepper to pan. Cook until lightly browned and onions are translucent. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds.
Return ground beef to pan. Add crushed tomatoes, sugar, oregano, salt, red pepper flakes, and pepper. Stir to combine. When mixture begins to bubble, cover pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours.
After 2 hours, remove lid and continue cooking for another 30 minutes. Remove from heat and serve immediately.
If freezing, allow sauce to cool completely before portioning into containers/bags.
112 ounces of canned tomatoes = four, 28 ounce cans