Aunt Eileens Tomato Sauce Recipe


  • 1- Large yellow onion chopped
  • 1- 4Qt. can of crushed or whole tomatoes
  • 2- small cans of tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp. of oregano
  • 1- tsp. dry basil ( or a handfull of chopped fresh basil)
  • 1- TBS. garlic salt
  • 1-2 clove of chopped garlic(or a TBS. of chopped garlic in oil)
  • 1- packet of Lipton onion soup
  • 1-cup of red wine
  • 1-3 TBS. of sugar ( depends on how acidic the tomatoes are)
  • 3-4 TBS. of olive oil to saute the onions. 2-3 more half way through cooking.
  • Water- if needed
  • Optional-
  • 1- TBS of dry onion flakes
  • 6-8 Italian Sweet (Mild) sausages ( if you want substitute meat balls, but add in at last hour of cooking)
  • 1-shredded carrot ( for lowering acidity)
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes


Makes A Big Batch And Freezes Well For All Pasta Sauce Needs. Cut Up The Sausages And Serve Over Pasta With The Sauce. This Sauce Always Gets Raves From Our Friends!

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