Basic Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

Basic Tomato Spaghetti Sauce


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A really lovely and simply pasta or lasagne sauce. If you're vegetarian it tastes great with out the meat! Just substitute two tablespoons olive oil for the beef.


Serves: 8 

  • 800g tinned diced tomatoes
  • 800g tinned crushed tomatoes
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 2 yellow onions, chopped
  • 2 green capsicums, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Blend the diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes in a blender. In a stock pot brown the beef mince with the onions, peppers and garlic. Pour in tomatoes and reduce heat. Add sugar, basil and oregano and simmer about 40 minutes. Season with salt and pepper before serving.

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