Italian Meat Sauce Recipe (Pasta Sauce | Sunday Sauce | Red Sauce) – Chris De La Rosa

Learn how to make the perfect Italian meat sauce for your favorite pasta. Also known as gravy, Sunday sauce or red sauce, this step by step video will show you how simple it is to make a delightful pasta sauce in your kitchen.Cookbook author Chris De La Rosa shows you his take on making meat sauce to go with spaghetti or your favorite pasta.

For this meat sauce you’ll need..

1 1/2 lbs ground meat (beef + Pork + veal)
3 bottles passata (tomato puree)
2 cans dice tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
1 large bell pepper
1 large onion
5 cloves garlic
2 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
* fresh basil at the end
* 1/2 cup heavy cream
1 lbs Italian sausage (hot)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 lb cremini mushrooms
*Parmesan cheese at the end

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Tibyan Elamin says:

Your ”trick ingredient” is brown sugar!!!!! Have a wonderful day sir, I hope I win. 🙂 

Paulina Renyaan says:

I’m like to do spaghetti in my home, but I want to know exactly how to make spaghetti sauce, this I want to know also guy cook, but when I see… How can he put the onions n garlic to the meat, I’m thinking that man will removed the meat, add frying the onions n garlic, if metode him do is wrong, u know why, the union suit be fry until the yellow color, n put garlic, the first meat him cook right, suit be removed after fry onion n garlic add put together n stir them n put souce, right or no, good lucky

Jo-Ann Foley says:

Can’t wait to try this one.. I have never added CREAM to my sauce but will give it a try.. Could put it in a slow cooker at the end for a couple of hours? Thanks Chris

Sudesh Reemaul says:

chris are you coming to trinidad for carnival? i would like to meet you.

Minnie Wanjiku says:

The trick ingredient is brown sugar to balance out the acidity from use of too many tomatoes and salt . Minute 6:10

Casandra Trujillo says:

that pot was getting filled up

Eugene Gene says:

brown sugar

Wildhoney says:

I’m coming over now!

Anthony Khan says:

“A bit of Brown sugar”

Donna Lane says:

Brown Sugar……………..who knew~~

Mr,Casino says:

i eat it with Best Foods Mayonnaise its SSSO0O0O freekn good …but thats my opinion hahahahaha

Candace Vaillette says:

I love all of your ingredients 

Caroline f auguste says:

Brown  sugar

Karen Hynson says:

Special ingredient is brown sugar and heavy cream.

B H says:

Your trick ingredients are brown sugar and heavy cream!

pepper freak says:

Your trick is brown sugar!!!!!! and heavy cream 

MoonRBLX says:

your secret ingredient is brown sugar

Giuseppina gagliano says:

Ahahahahha … I’m Italian what is this sheet…

Vanda DuBois says:

Brown sugar, it cuts the tartness of the tomato. I use that trick all the time. Adds flavour.

Rabi Knight says:

🙂 brown sugar!!

Soapalicious says:

You have some of the nicest pots! I always admire them in your videos,what brands are they and where did you buy them? Nice sauce I make mine like to yours, minus the different kinds meats, tomatoe paste and cream.


Heavy cream …….

Denise Westfield says:

All of your videos are excellent and your recipes are creative and delicious!

Joseph Valenti says:

You are cooking the sauce just like my mother and grandmother from Sicily!  The addition of the paste first, intensifies the flavor of the sauce!  Great recipe!

foxxietrini says:

Brown Sugar! I would probably try this with coconut sugar. Well Chris it is always a pleasure watching your videos and I eat a vegan diet so it is easy to substitute. Thank you for showing us how to season food like a boss! God bless you and family : )

Madonna Kenny says:

Brown sugar

PurplePashion says:

Brown Sugar is your trick ingredient Chris!

Sébastien Benoit says:

you realy did an italian pasta sauce right and dont get nervous the brown sugar is common good job i like your style 😉

Huguette Nadeau says:

Brown sugar is the trick, I love your cooking you always bring sunshine in my kitchen. 

red nax says:

Sorry buddy but this is all wrong ! There are no peppers in the sauce , mushrooms are not provided , there is no pre-cooked sliced ​​sausage , tomato paste is not good …… all wrong …….. please , please ,,,, ,,,, not propose this as sauce Italian ………..

rab4delph says:

Your trick ingredient is brown sugar.  You do a wonderful job on every recipe vid I’ve seen so far.  Keep up the good work.

Chantel Cecilia says:

How long can it stay in the freezer?

Busy Mommy says:

Brown sugar is the trick ingredient-Lovena

tasha John says:


Candace Vaillette says:

You need a bigger pot!!

heinsha oliver says:

you need big pots to cook caribbean style lol

margot fountain says:

Hi Chris ingredient is the brown sugar. Delicious.

Candace Vaillette says:

My trick ingredient is a can of tomatoes!! 

krystal_ icVip says:

Wish I had a dad like you

Rashid Nassur says:

my name is wilson phillip. your key ingredient is brown sugar…

E. Adderley says:

Hey Mr. Chris, I can’t talk to loud because I don’t want every want to hear but your trick is definitely that flick of brown sugar!!!

23skittlesnic says:

The trick is the bay leaf

sandra edmund says:


Graham Critchley says:

your trick ingredient is a bit of brown sugar.

Camilla Villaroel says:

I will love this foods that your making in there and I love food good job

Lindsay Q says:

Love it!! Love your instructions!!

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