Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

gluten free | quick | kid friendly


classic family dinner comfort food made easy and healthy with 2 flavor-boosting tricks!


step 1

prep all the ingredients listed, you'll find all my tips and substitutions over on the blog.


step 2

Start by dicing up the onion. Or to save some time, quarter the onion and add it to a food processor along with the garlic and process until it’s small pieces like the above picture.


step 3

Next sauté the Italian sausage using a wooden spoon or utensil to break it up into small pieces.


step 4

When the sausage is partially done, add the onion, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally until the onion just begins to turn color, 2-3 minutes.


step 5

Add the tomatoes to the cooked onion sausage mixture along with the optional parmesan rind. Push the rind into the sauce to submerge it and bring the sauce to a simmer.


step 6

Keep the heat very low and simmer the spaghetti sauce until it’s lightly thickened and the flavors meld about 20 minutes. Stir only occasionally to make sure it’s not sticking.


step 7

Serve this Homemade Spaghetti Sauce the classic way with cooked spaghetti and freshly grated parmesan.


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