An easy recipe for homemade spaghetti sauce requires the following ingredients: two teaspoons of olive oil, one half of a small onion diced into small squares, two chopped green onions, two teaspoons of crushed garlic, one 28-ounce can of chopped and diced tomatoes, and four teaspoons of dried basil.
Additional ingredients necessary for this recipe are four teaspoons of dried oregano and one teaspoon of white sugar.
First, put the oil in a large saucepan. Then, place the saucepan on a stove top and set the heat to medium. Wait until the oil is hot, then add the chopped onions, the green onions and the garlic to the saucepan. Sauté until the onions become clear. Next, add the diced tomatoes, dried basil, dried oregano and sugar. Mushrooms and peppers may be added as well. Next, bring this mixture to a boil. Once it has reached a boil, reduce the heat to low. Let the mixture simmer over the low heat for approximately 20 minutes. The time needed for this recipe is approximately ten minutes to prepare the ingredients, with the cooking time approximately 20 minutes, making the total time required to make this recipe 30 minutes. This recipe should make enough sauce for four servings of spaghetti.