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Homemade Prego Spaghetti Sauce


Updated August 23, 2016
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Homemade Prego Spaghetti Sauce
Homemade Prego Spaghetti Sauce
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Conjure up pure Italian flavor with this recipe for Homemade Prego Spaghetti Sauce. Pair your meal with meatballs and garlic bread for a classic dinner for the whole family. This amazing spaghetti sauce recipe is one you aren't going to want to miss. It's the perfect sauce recipe to turn your Italian dinner from good to out-of-this-world!

Yields: 12 cups

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3 (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 3 (6-ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds to a minute. Add the onions and celery and cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and all of the seasonings.
  2. Stir to mix and bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Taste for seasoning, adjust if needed.

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The Prego sauce recipe was perfected by Campbell Soup Company after an unfair lawsuit against them by Heinz in the early 1980s. Campbell Soup Co. wanted to make a product that would hurt the Heinz ketchup sales, but the company did not have the resources to make a market competitive ketchup product. This is where the pasta sauce came into play. Other pasta companies like Ragu and Hunts used starch to give their pasta sauce that homemade-like thickness, but innovators at Campbell Soup Company used a new technique called “weeping” where water is removed from a solid. This technique allowed for a more natural premade sauce. They named the pasta sauce product line “Prego” after the Italian phrase for “Don’t mention it” or “You’re welcome.” The Prego pasta line has extended with different varieties of sauces from garlic parmesan to mini meatball totaling 19 different sauces. You’ll be happy to know that copying this sauce recipe will mean having that real homemade pasta taste for dinner tonight!

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Can I used 5 teaspoons of Italian died seasoning in lieu of the 2 teaspoons dried basil, 2 teaspoons dried parsley, 1 teaspoon dried oregano??? Or would you use less? I add this seasoning when I use a Prego jar also.

That might work, although if you're looking for a more precise replacement for Italian seasoning, we have a recipe here: Hope that helps! -Toby, Editor, AllFreeCopycatRecipes

where is the recipe?

I can't see the recipe for Homemade Prego Spaghetti Sauce. Please help!!

I can't see recipe. Help

I really liked the flavor of this sauce. I will definitely be using this on my pasta in the future!

I'll be saving this recipe!

This sauce tastes JUST like Prego! I'm a big fan of it. I can't even say how many portions I served myself (on top of spaghetti, of course).

Yum! It tasted really good on my spaghetti.

Awesome sauce...literally.

This sauce tasted just like Prego! Eating this sauce really reminded me of my childhood.

This is a great sauce to serve with all kinds of Italian dishes. I will keep it on file!

I have used Prego Spaghetti Sauce for a lot of years. Now that I found out on how to make it. This is one recipe I want to try out.


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