You are here: Home » Recipes » Sensational Meatless Spaghetti Sauce Sensational Meatless Spaghetti Sauce Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 6 to 8 servings A classic red sauce that you can put on the stove late in the afternoon and get other things done while it's cooking. PrintEmail This sauce reheats and freezes beautifully, so feel free to make a big batch the day before you need it, and be sure to put some in the freezer for another day. Ingredients 1 onion, chopped1 teaspoon minced garlic1/4 cup chopped parsley1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped1 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped2 (6-ounce) cans no-salt-added tomato paste1 (28-ounce) can no-salt-added whole Italina tomatoes, chopped, with liquid1 (15-ounce) can no-salt added tomato sauce1 cup water1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon sugar1/2 cup dry red wine1 tablespoon dried basil2 bay leaves1 (16-ounce) package spaghetti Grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Instructions In a large, heavy pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute onion and garlic over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Add parsley, green pepper, mushrooms, tomato paste, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, wine, basil and bay leaves. Simmer over low heat for at least 1 hour. It can simmer longer. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting any oil and salt. Drain and serve with sauce, from which bay leaves have been removed and discarded. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.