Eric from Simply Elegant Home Cooking shares a very easy recipe for homemade pasta sauce with spicy Italian sausage, mushrooms, garlic, basil, and oregano. This recipe is easy enough for novice cooks to follow along, but is sure to impress your friends and family!
In addition to being easy and delicious, this dish is also a great option to make ahead for busy weekday meals, or to have on hand in case of an emergency. The pasta sauce can be very easily stored and frozen in freezer bags and can be reheated quickly in warm water if you need to put together an impressive meal but don’t have time to cook!
-15 oz. can of tomato sauce
-14.5 oz. can of stewed tomatoes
-6 oz. can of tomato paste
-1 lb. spicy Italian Sausage (approx. 5 links)
-8 oz. sliced baby bella mushrooms
-1 TB dried basil
-1 TB dried oregano
-1 TS red pepper flakes
-2 TB white sugar
-2 TB extra virgin olive oil
-5 large cloves garlic
-1/2 cup Italian red wine (preferably Chianti)
-1/2 cup water
-Salt & pepper to taste