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Spaghetti Sauce Mix

User Rating 5 Star Rating (1 Review)


Spaghetti with tomato sauce
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Make your own spaghetti sauce mix to store in your pantry for an authentic Italian meal in minutes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1-1/3 cups


  • 1/4 cup instant minced onion
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. dried green pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. instant minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. dried Iralian seasoning


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well with wire whisk. Spoon mixture into a tightly closed container and store in a cool, dry place. Use mix within 6 months. Makes four batches of spaghetti sauce.

To make spaghetti sauce:

Brown 1 lb. lean ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat and drain well. Add 2-8 oz. cans tomato sauce, 1-6 oz. can tomato paste, 2-3/4 cups tomato juice or water, and 1/3 cup seasoning mix. Reduce heat and simmer spaghetti sauce for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serves 4-6

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 5 out of 5
Family loves it, Member tangerine8

Our family just loves this sauce. It is a bit thicker than bottled sauces and very versatile. If I decide to jazz it up a bit I just add bits of fresh vegetables, or for speed just as it is. Would definitely recommend to others.

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