Alright y’all, I feel as though it is time that I share our spaghetti sauce recipe. I get it, there are thousands of recipes out there, so why should you try this one? Because it is mutha f-ing delicious that’s why. This recipe has been handed down from my mother-in-law, thanks Gail! And now I hand it down to you.
Enough with the bull s*** let’s do this thang already
***Yo, use as many organic ingredients as possible, I feel like at this point I shouldn’t have to say it but I am…….so do it!
3 cans tomato sauce
3 cans of stewed tomatoes
1 lb ground beef or turkey (we use turkey)
4-5 sweet Italian sausage links
1 Mayan sweet onion sliced or chopped
3-4 garlic cloves
Optional: mushrooms and bell peppers
2-3 teaspoons of each of these seasonings
salt to taste
*** This sauce is best cooked in a slow cooker ALL. DAY. LONG. But if you are running low on time and have a handy dandy pressure cooker, which side note I believe everyone should have one of these because they are freaking amazing, you can use this as well and it comes out beautifully.
- In a crock pot put your three cans of tomato sauce and three cans of stewed tomatoes. Add sliced or chopped onion, all dry seasonings and garlic. Start cooking the sauce while you prepare the rest.
- In a pan cook your ground turkey or beef until fully cooked. Once cooked add to crock pot.
- Remove sausage from casing and roll into small meatballs. Cook in a pan. Once fully cooked add those little balls of deliciousness to the crock pot.
- Now just cook on low for as long as possible. Stir occasionally.
***You want your onions to be soft and supple.
Yes, I just used the word supple.
Cook yourself up some noodles and BAM you got yourself a damn delicious bowl of spaghetti sauce.
If you’re like us, you’ll end up eating the whole pot throughout the week. BUT let’s say you have more self control and want to save this bad ass sauce for future dinners. If you have a food saver you can seal up this sauce and stick it in the freezer. If you don’t have a food savor, get yourself a freaking food savor, stop reading this post click here. This thing along with the pressure cooker have been two things we have not regretted.
***If you plan on using your food saver and intend to freeze it, here are a few tips.
- Portion out servings. Because let’s say your having a lazy Sunday and no one is really in the mood for anything and everyone fends for themselves. And let’s just say you are craving spaghetti, well you can just mosey on over to the freezer pull out a serving and make yourself a bowl without wasting a bunch of sauce.
- Put the date on it yo!
- Freeze your sauce as close to the date you made it as possible. I suck at doing this to be honest but it is so important. Portion out a couple of dinners worth and then freeze the rest.
To have homemade spaghetti sauce on hand in times of need has been so incredible. So again get yourself a food saver homie and stock that freezer up!
Happy spaghetti sauce making!