Canning Spaghetti Sauce
Canning Spaghetti Sauce: Beat the
price and nutrition of store bought, and keep the convenience.
Recipe and Pressure Canning Instructions for how
make spaghetti sauce with meat.
You will need to know how to use a pressure
. This pressure
page has more detailed information and step by step
Go here for a recipe for spaghetti
with no meat
. The basic recipe is the same but processing times are different.
recipe makes approximately 9
pints. For my family I will double this and do quarts.
Spaghetti Sauce must be processed
in a pressure
your canning supplies
- 30 pounds Tomatoes
- 2 1/2 pounds ground meat. (Elk, venison, beef
cup chopped onions
- 6 cloves garlic, Mince garlic or use a garlic
- 1 cup chopped celery or green peppers
- 4 tsp canning salt
- 2 T Oregano
- 2 T Minced Parsley
- 2 T Basil
- 2 Bay Leaves - (remove before filling jars)
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
Prepare Your Tomato Sauce
The first thing you need to do when home canning spaghetti
sauce is to
tomato sauce. Click here to go to a page that expains how to
make and can tomato sauce.
Make your sauce but do not process. Come back here to
complete your spaghetti sauce.
your Spaghetti Sauce
If needed simmer
uncovered, in large saucepan until thick enough for serving.
This might a take 20 minutes to a couple hours. Stir
The amount of sauce may be reduced by nearly one-half.
- An easy way to do this is to place sauce in a
cooker and leave
the lid off. Let it cook until thickened.
- Or bake uncovered in the oven at 350. You will
need to stir often.
spaghetti sauce as is, without the cook down
simply give you a thinner sauce. Add a can of tomato paste to thicken
when you prepare your meal. I have done this when I
want to spend the time to cook down.
Chop vegetables and brown your meat
while you simmer the
Add chopped onion and chopped bell pepper
celery) and minced garlic to browned
veggies are tender.
Add meat and
. Stir in salt, spices and sugar.
jars, leaving 1
inch head space
. Take out the bay leaves at this point.
Spaghetti Sauce has vegetables in it so it MUST be pressure canned.
Hot pack pints - process for 60 minutes
Hot pack quarts - process for 70 minutes
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Canning Spaghetti Sauce with this recipe is a great way to have a stock
of sauce ready for a quick meal.
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