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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce


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  • 2 T oil
  • 1 large diced onion
  • 14 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 14 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 2 T minced garlic
  • 2 T dried oregano
  • 1 T Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 T sugar
  • Pinche of Salt


Level of difficulty Difficult
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat oil in frying pan, add onion and cook on medium heat until the onions are translucent.

Step 2

Add tomato sauce and water.

Step 3

Add diced tomatoes and can of tomato pasted and stir until mixed well.

Step 4

Bring to a low boil and add garlic, oregano, Italian seasoning, thyme, bay leaves, sugar and salt.

Step 5

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 35-45 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Step 6

Add meatballs to sauce and cook for another 10 minutes.

Step 7

Serve sauce over hot noodles with a little bit of Parmesan cheese and fresh pepper.

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  • 2 oz red spaghetti
  • 2 oz green spaghetti
  • 2 cups shrimp
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese


  1. Boil the red and green spaghetti separately in salted water until al dente.
  2. Fry the shrimp in a pan with plenty of salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of cream cheese, and stir through until combined.
  4. Arrange the cooked spaghetti in an alternating pattern on a plate.
  5. Top with the creamy shrimp sauce
  6. Garnish, and serve!

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