An Italian Grandmothers Guide to the Perfect Italian Pasta Sauce

An Italian Grandmothers Guide to the Perfect Italian Pasta Sauce

I did not grow up in a house where things were made from scratch. We had a very busy life and while we always had nice warm meals they were what Sandra Dee would call Semi-Homemade.  The food was always delicious, aside from the fish stick fiasco but that's another story for another time.

I admit, I usually purchase a jar of pasta sauce whenever I am making something that calls for pasta sauce. And usually, I try and doctor it up to hide the taste that’s always lingering in a preservative packed jar. I can’t quite explain that flavor, but somehow everyone can always identify when it’s store bought.

Then I came across this recipe and I was blown away by how easy pasta sauce can be to make from scratch! After making this sauce, you seriously will never want to buy sauce in a jar again. Half the time is spent trying to hide that fact anyways. Instead, redirect your efforts from the very beginning and be delighted with your finished product.

There is nothing crazy that you need to know to execute this recipe. The skills needed are pretty basic. Who knows, you might even be inspired to start making pasta from scratch. But hey, one step at a

But hey, one step at a time, right? So keep reading for the ingredients and the step by step instructions.



  1. Jake Clifford
    Jake Clifford May 05, 11:55

    Patricia Vanya Clifford

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  2. Carolyn Armstrong
    Carolyn Armstrong May 09, 23:02

    Oh I have been looking for a good pasta sauce

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  3. Sandy Rockafellow
    Sandy Rockafellow June 23, 09:54

    Love this

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  4. Don Luke Stegall
    Don Luke Stegall September 01, 20:05

    I would never suggest to an Italian Grandmother that she try a new Sugo recipe!!

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  5. Suzie Weber
    Suzie Weber December 26, 21:03

    Tammy Hoppe

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  6. Suzie Weber
    Suzie Weber December 26, 21:03

    Ginger Barrus

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  7. Suzie Weber
    Suzie Weber December 26, 21:03

    Whitney Hamelink

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  8. Brenda V. Barry
    Brenda V. Barry January 09, 13:16


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