Nana's Spaghetti Sauce. Recipe | Yummly

Nana's Spaghetti Sauce.

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  • 2 pounds ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 1 onions (large, chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes (canned)
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes (canned, or more crushed if you prefer a less-chunky sauce)
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce (canned)
  • 12 ounces tomato paste (canned)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or more if you want some heat!)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium46% DV1110mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories260Calories from Fat120
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat120
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Regan 2 months ago
    I just made this for dinner tonight and OMG! it was delicious!! I only used 1 can of crushed tomatoes and cut out the other 28oz can (personal preference.) I also added just a tad bit more of the red flakes to have more of a kick and even out the sugar!
    Beth B. 9 months ago
    Delicious and easy! So nice!
    Patty Rice a year ago
    I tried this recipe last year for the 1st and loved it. I commented after because it’s so similar to the one my Granny made and I’m sure it played a role in winning my husband over. I’ve made it many times since then. I made a big batch today and must have had my mouth just right because I think it taste better than ever!! I do want to WARN y’all there is a DOWNSIDE to this recipe...when my family and friends know I’m making it they all want some!! I usually double it but I have even tripled it so I could share and freeze some for my husband and I for later. When there’s none in the freezer that’s my sign that it’s time to make more. When I ask my 2 oldest grandchildren what they want me to cook for them their 1st choice is my pot roast but this is a close 2nd. I LOVE seeing my family at my table enjoying it and their beautiful faces (especially the little ones) covered in the It’s an easy, delicious sauce. If you’ve never made a homemade sauce...I definitely recommend you try this one.
    Terri D. a year ago
    Awesome! I added mushrooms and seasoned to taste
    Cody Len 2 years ago
    Oh it's fantastic! i messed with the recipe a little since I've first made it but I freeze some every month!
    SophiaMeak 2 years ago
    Simple and easy, really good.
    Kacee Koupal 2 years ago
    I’ve made this a few times and alter it differently each time based on what I have on hand. I don’t use meat because I’m plant based but I made it for 5 guests tonight and it was a hit! This will continue to be my go-to recipe.
    Rivera 2 years ago
    Very hearty and delicious! Skipped the red pepper flakes and onion; added more sugar and a bay leaf. Used leftovers for stuffed shells the next day!
    Rena P. 2 years ago
    my new go to. delicious.
    Natasha T 3 years ago
    So delicious! Sugar can be cut down a bit
    Angie 3 years ago
    My family loved this and it was so easy to make.
    marianne Giglio 3 years ago
    Easy and the whole family enjoy it 🤗
    Anaïs Noah 3 years ago
    It was a good base but a bit bland for my personal taste. I added some garlic powder and salt (I'm crazy for garlic) and lawreys seasoning salt. Turned out great! I'll use it again!
    Laura O. 3 years ago
    I have made homemade spaghetti sauce for many years so I can say, this is GOOD!!