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Spicy Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

This spicy vegetarian spaghetti sauce is the perfect sauce for pasta, on top of meat, and so much more.

Course Sauces
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 79 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 whole chopped green pepper
  • 1 whole chopped small yellow onion
  • 1 whole chopped jalapeno ,seeded
  • 2 garlic cloves ,minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and Cracked Black Pepper to taste


  1. In a medium sized pot, add oil, pepper, onion, jalapeno, and garlic and heat on medium for 10 minutes or until very soft.
  2. Then add oregano, cayenne pepper, hot sauce, sugar, and tomatoes.
  3. Add Salt and Cracked Black Pepper to taste.
  4. Heat on simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  5. Serve over top of your favorite cooked pasta.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 79 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 356mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 28.8mg35%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.