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Monday, August 11, 2008

Pasta Sauce

Printable Recipe


1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T basil
1 can stewed tomatoes
2 small cans tomato paste

Brown beef and sausage together. Drain. Add garlic and basil. Stir. Add tomatoes and tomato paste. Mix together and simmer for 15-20 minutes.


Holly's Note:
This is the same sauce that is the base for my Best Ever Lasagna. I like to make the sauce alone, triple the recipe and then freeze it in 2-3 cup batches. It's easy to thaw for spaghetti or Penne Pasta Casserole.



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24 comments:

  1. This looks so simple. I will have to try it!!

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    1. It's simple and so yummy. My family always prefers it over bottled spaghetti sauce.

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  2. That looks like it would be a family winner, and simple to throw together too, a great recipe #TastyTuesdays

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    1. It's very easy to throw together and it smells divine while it simmers. I love freezing it for later.

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  3. Hi! Stopping by from the gathering place! Loved this recipe as I have been trying to make my own sauce for years instead of the jar sauces. I pinned it for next time, Thanks so much for sharing this great recipe!

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    1. I have never found a sauce I like better. I've been using this one for over 30 years!

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  4. Who doesn't love a good pasta sauce?! I love that you can freeze it too!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  5. I never thought of adding sausage...brilliant addition! Thanks for posting this great recipe!

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    1. The sausage/beef combination really makes it special!

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  6. Also looks so great! Thanks again for joining the linkup! I'm pinning this one too! :)

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  7. Yum! I love homemade sauce!
    Come share and link up with me today!
    http://thediaryofarealhousewife.blogspot.com

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  8. Yum! This recipe just made me incredibly hungry for spaghetti! It make just have to be dinner tonight! Oh spaghetti! Thanks for joining the Celebrate Southern link up this week! I hope you have a great Halloween and that we see you back again for another week of the link up on Tuesday!

    J @ Bless Her Heart Y'all
    www.blessherheartyall.com

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  9. Looks delicious!! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  10. Delicious! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays

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  11. Mmmm, home-made pasta sauce - so yummy! Thank you so much for linking up to the Merry Monday Link Party!

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  12. Great idea to make big batches and freeze. Looks delicious. ..now I'm craving lasagna!

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  13. Whoo yummy, I love pasta sauce :) yours sounds tasty ..

    Thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays, pinned and festuring this week at the hop..

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  14. This looks so yummy! I am going to have to try it soon! Thank you for linking up to Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays. I will be pinning this to the Tasty Tuesdays Pinterest Board. I hope you join us again this week!

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  15. Holly, this is a great Pasta Sauce and I love the way you bagged it. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  16. This sauce sounds delicious! I am going to give it a try. Last Week my son and dil brought us lasagna for dinner after my surgery. They said they just googled, the Worlds Best Lasagne. Wonder if it was your recipe. I'm going to have to check it out. She said that you simmer the sauce for 1 and 1/2 hrs. My son said, mom I always loved your lasagna; but this is even better. Had to agree! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  17. Gotta love a simple pasta sauce! Thanks for stopping by and sharing this on Five Friday Finds! I'm looking forward to what you share this week. :)

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