Spaghetti Sauce-Homemade and Canned

Spaghetti Sauce canned

 This is a tomato-grower dream come true…..

To be able to use up your garden plenty

and enjoy it later……

#2 spaghett sauce canned

 You know, there is no store bought sauce that can match this!

Need around 12 to 13 pounds of garden fresh tomatoes

blanch tomatoe

 Start off by blanching the tomatoes in boiling water….about 30 seconds to a minute

then transfer tomatoes to ice cold water…. this will stop the cooking process…

you can see how the skin just cracks


 Just peels right off like this…….  easy…..I like easy…..    🙂

Remove skins and core….


Cut tomatoes into quarters and place in large stockpot…  Bring the tomatoes to a boil….

Make sure to stir…….cook for 20 minutes…

onions in spaghetti sauce

 Then add sugar, onions and green peppers….


garlic in spaghetti sauce

 add garlic…then stir….

add tomato paste…..stir….then simmer for 30 minutes..

red pepper in spaghetti

Add all the spices…..and Worcestershire sauce…stir

cook another 10 minutes.

Sterilize jars and lids…..and fill them up with this yummy spaghetti sauce!

Canned Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Makes 8 to 9 pints


2 green peppers, seeded, chopped small

2 large white onions, chopped small

2 cans (6 ounce) tomato paste

1/3 cup white sugar

2 tablespoon salt

5 garlic cloves, minced

3 teaspoons dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

2 teaspoons dried basil

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce

1 bay leaf

2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning

18 to 19 tablespoons of lemon juice


1.  You need about 12 to 13 pounds of fresh tomatoes.  Dip tomatoes into a pot of boiling water for about 1 minute.  This will cause the skin to split.  Place in ice cold water quickly to stop the cooking process..

2.  Remove skins & core.  Cut tomatoes into small chunks and place in large stockpot and bring to a boil.  Lower heat to medium and continue to simmer for 20 minutes.  Stirring occasionally.

3.  Add sugar, onions, green peppers, garlic to sauce…Stir….

4.  Add tomato paste…..Stir

5.  Continue to cook sauce for 30 minutes…Stirring occasionally.

6.  Now add all your spices…..and Worcheshire Sauce

7.  Cook another 10 minutes….

8.  Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to hot sterlized jar just before adding hot spaghetti sauce.  Wipe around rim of jars with damp paper towel.  Place sterlized new lids on top along with rims.

9.  Lower sauce filled jars into water bath and bring to a boil.  Once boiling, process for 40 minutes…

10.. Remove and place on a towel on counter and let sit for 24 hours before moving….Should here pops from the jars….Meaning the lids are sealing…

Spaghetti Sauce canned

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