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Basic Spaghetti Sauce Freezer Cooking Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb bulk Italian sausage mild or hot
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onions
  • 1 12 ounce can tomato paste
  • 3 28 ounce cans Italian-style tomatoes or plain crushed tomatoes in puree
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic 4 cloves
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Instructions
 

  • In pot, brown ground beef and sausage with onions until completely brown. Drain fat.
  • Add remaining ingredients, bringing to a boil. Reduce heat, loosely cover and simmer for two hours, making sure to stir occasionally.
  • Allow to cool completely, then package in Ziplocs or plastic containers in serving sizes.

On serving day

  • Thaw in refrigerator or defrost in microwave, then heat in pan.