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Monday, August 11, 2008

Pasta Sauce

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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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13 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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