recreate the flavor of the Spatini Spaghetti Sauce mix that used to be widely available with this simple DIY seasoning mix recipe

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  • Spatini Spaghetti Sauce Copycat Recipe

    Spatini is a dry seasoning mix that was frequently sold in bulk to restaurants, but often difficult to find for the average consumer. The flavor was unparalleled, but unfortunately, it's also no longer in production. Here's how to recreate the flavor easily in a few minutes time with a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand...
    Recreate Spatini Spaghetti Sauce Mix in your own kitchen with a few simple ingredients


    We generally mix up several of these mixes and have them on hand to throw together a batch of spaghetti sauce on a moments notice. The seasoning mix fits perfectly in these tiny 1" baggies.

    You'll Need:
    1 tsp Knorr beef bouillon powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon cornstarch
    1/4 teaspoon ground oregano
    1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
    1/4 teaspoon onion powder
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    dash freshly ground black tellicherry peppercorns

    Per package of mix you'd like to make ahead, combine the above ingredients, mixing well.

    To prepare the spaghetti sauce:

    Using Tomato Paste:

    1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), tomato paste and water.

    Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 5 minutes stirring frequently.


    Using Tomato Puree:

    1 can (15 oz.) tomato puree
    3/4 cup Water
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), tomato puree and water.

    Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 5 minutes stirring frequently.


    Using Crushed Tomatoes:
    2 cups (16 oz.) crushed tomatoes
    1/2 cup water
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), undrained tomatoes and water.

    Bring to a boil, reduce heat, then simmer for about 15 minutes stirring occasionally.


    Using Carton Pack Tomatoes:

    2 cups (16 oz.) carton pack tomatoes
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)
    (no water)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), and tomatoes.

    Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 15 minutes stirring frequently.


    For a spicier tomato sauce:
    1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
    1/2 cup water
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), tomato sauce and water.

    Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 15 minutes stirring frequently.


    For a chunky homestyle spaghetti sauce:
    1 can (14.5 oz.).whole tomatoes, cutup and undrained
    1/3 cup water
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), tomatoes and water.

    Bring to a boil, reduce heat, then simmer for about 15 minutes stirring frequently.


    Homemade Using Fresh Tomatoes:

    1 1/4 pounds fresh ripe tomatoes, pureed
    (no water)
    1 Tbs Oil
    1 Pkg Seasoning Mix (as listed above)

    In a medium saucepan, combine the seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon oil (optional), tomatoes

    Bring to a boil, reduce heat, then simmer for about 40 minutes stirring frequently.

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    1. hardman93's Avatar
      hardman93 -
      hello , thanks for sharing this post , my favorite is spaghetti
      thank you and good luck
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