Homemade Pasta Sauce
This homemade pasta sauce recipe is a great addition to any pantry to use for all of your recipes and dinner ideas with pasta and more. This easy to make homemade spaghetti sauce uses tomatoes, fresh basil, bell peppers and seasonings to add plenty of fresh flavor and tomato nutrition to your recipes.Some of the tomato nutrition you will find in a serving of tomatoes includes potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin A and C, with lesser amounts of iron and calcium. In a serving of tomatoes, there is 65 percent of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C, making them a healthy addition to any recipe and dinner ideas with pasta. With all of their tomato nutrition, they are considered to be a superfood. This is just one of the homemade spaghetti sauce recipes you will find on the "Grandmother's Kitchen" recipe site. On the site, you will find plenty of recipes from side dish to main dish, appetizers to desserts and everything in between. **
Makes approx. 5 pints of sauce
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15 lbs tomatoes
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, diced
3 onions, minced
3 garlic cloves, diced
2 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped fine
3 Tablespoons parsley, chopped fine
2 Tablespoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper
2 teaspoons sugar
1 small can tomato paste (optional to thicken)
(will yield approx 5 pints of sauce)
To prepare the tomatoes:
Bring a large pot of water to a boil, using a slotted spoon place the tomatoes into the boiling water for 45 seconds.
Slide off the skins and remove the core.
To make sauce:
Finely chop tomatoes or pulse in a food processor until smooth.
Heat a large soup pot to medium-high, Saute the onions and peppers in the oil for 5 minutes until they are translucent.
Add the garlic and saute 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and let them cook for 10-15 minutes.
Adding all the seasonings.
Stir to combine and let simmer 60 minutes or until the sauce has cooked down to desired thickness.
Add in tomato paste if desired to thicken sauce.
Heat water bath canner to a boil.
Sterilize 5 pint jars.
Carefully ladle sauce into jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space in top of jar.
Clean the rim and seal.
Process for 35 minutes in water bath canner.
Allow jars to cool, lids will pop as they seal, Refrigerate any unsealed jars until ready to enjoy.
Note: If you didn't want to can the sauce, you can also divide the sauce into portions and put into freezer bags for later use.
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Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Pasta Sauce From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Tomatoes, vegetable oil, red bell pepper, onions, garlic cloves, basil, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper, sugar, tomato paste.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 5 pints. * Per pint Serving:Calories 396, Calories from Fat 103, Total Fat 11.4g 18%, Saturated Fat 2.1g 10%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 1036mg 43%, Potassium 3780mg 108%, Carbohydrates 71.0g 24%, Dietary Fiber 20.8g 83%, Sugars 45.5g, Protein 14.9g, Vitamin A 260%, Vitamin C 390%. Calcium 21%, Iron 34%
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