Spaghetti Sauce Mix

Spaghetti with tomato sauce

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
47 Calories
0g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1171mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 1g
Calcium 30mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Make your own spaghetti sauce mix to store in your pantry for an authentic Italian meal in minutes. Pull out of storage to add your cooked ground beef at a later date.


  • 1/4 cup onion (instant, minced)
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon dried green pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (instant, minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • To Make Sauce:
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 (8 ounces) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 (6 ounces) can tomato paste
  • 2 3/4 cups tomato juice or water
  • 1/3 cup seasoning mix

Steps to Make It

To Make Mix

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well with a wire whisk.

  3. Spoon mixture into a tightly closed container and store in a cool, dry place.

  4. Use the mix within 6 months. Makes four batches of spaghetti sauce.

To Make Spaghetti Sauce

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Brown lean ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat and drain well.

  3. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, tomato juice or water, and seasoning mix.

  4. Reduce heat and simmer spaghetti sauce for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.