Thursday, August 9, 2012

Fresh Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

I have never have attempted to make my own homemade spaghetti sauce nor had the desire, but when my husband went on his heart healthy diet I decided to give it my best for his sake since all the jarred causes had so much sodium and who know what else.

I mixed a few recipes that I found here and there to suit my liking and to accommodate what I had in the fridge.  I hope you all like it. 
I am sooo pleased to say that it came out better than I could have ever imagined. It tasted so fresh and didn't have that bitter aftertaste that most canned sauces have. 
I wasn't the only one who liked it either. My husband raved over it!

 Here is my recipe:

Spaghetti Ingredients:
Whole wheat spaghetti noodles
2 tbls of olive oil 
Whole clove of garlic minced
8 roma tomatos diced
1/2 cup homemade italian dressing or store bought 
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place the spaghetti noodles in the pot.  Cook 10 minutes or until al dente. and drain.
2. In a large pan start with the minced garlic and olive oil on med to low heat. Add diced tomatoes, italian dressing, chopped basil, and red onion. Cook for about 7 minutes. 

3. Serve your spaghetti noodles and top it off with your homemade spaghetti sauce.

4. Add your fresh grated parmesan cheese on top.

Hope you enjoy this delicious recipe. 

Do you make your own homemade spaghetti sauce? How do you make yours?

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