Spatini Spaghetti Sauce Copycat Recipe

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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.

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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.

To make a meat sauce quickly and with minimal effort, we use this all-purpose ground beef mix recipe.

Copycat Spatini Seasoning Mix

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.

How 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.

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix

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.

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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.

 

If you’d prefer a meat sauce, add 1 pound of all purpose ground beef mix to the whichever sauce recipe you prefer.

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Melissa Burnell, known to her friends and fans as "Liss," grew up in Southern Maine, now residing in sunny South Carolina. As a busy Wife, Mother of two sons, an avid photographer, and self-employed entrepreneur, Liss understands the value of both time and money.

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