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This sauce can be used on pasta or pizza and spooned over vegetables, rice, or fish. It's perfect in our Vegetable Lasagna.

Source: Everyday Food, May/June 2003
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To make a meat sauce, use 1 pound cooked ground meat, such as beef, sausage, turkey, or pork, and add to sauce along with the tomatoes.

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  • ChefTBaks
    21 SEP, 2013
    This is my go-to sauce. I just add a few extra seasoning. Very good.
  • ChefTBaks
    21 SEP, 2013
    This is my go-to sauce. I just add a few extra seasoning. Very good.
  • Stephmtl
    4 SEP, 2013
    This is an easy basic recipe. I added a dash of tobasco sauce and some red pepper flakes to give the sauce more of a kick. I also processed the ingredients on low for 10 seconds in my vitamix before simmering in order to give it a smoother texture. Will make this recipe again.
  • makeitpretty
    27 DEC, 2008
    This red sauce was a total hit! However, I pureed the sauce in a cuisinart before I served/cooked with it. (My husband hates chunky sauce.)That made the texture AWESOME, and perfect for the chicken parmesan recipe.
  • Jaskitiffany
    27 FEB, 2008
    This was a very good red sause. The only thing I was not expecting it to be so chuncky from the diced tomatoes. Also I got 4 cups out of the recipe when it said it made 6 cups.
  • Candlelight
    6 FEB, 2008
    This is a very nice, quick red sauce. I used it with Italian sausage and it's great!

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