Basic Recipe:

2 cups water

5 Tbsp. Tomato Powder

1 Tbsp. sugar (white or brown)

1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning (or basil, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, and thyme to equal 1 Tbsp.) (*may also use Rainy Day Foods’ Spaghetti Seasoning)

1 tsp. granulated garlic

1 Tbsp. dried onion

2 tsp. cornstarch or clear jel (hot)

Pinch salt

Combine ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Deluxe Recipe:

Add any or all of these ingredients to the Basic Recipe and follow same cooking instructions.

¼ cup crushed dried mushrooms

2 Tbsp. dried red/green bell peppers

2 tsp. beef or chicken bouillon

½ tsp. parsley

¼ tsp. crushed red peppers

1/8 tsp. pepper

1 Tbsp. olive oil



--for Meat Sauce:  add ¼ cup TVP (imitation meat – beef, chicken, pepperoni, sausage, or Italian sausage)  (*or you may use freeze dried meat) and add ¾ cup more water.

*comment not included in original recipe

This recipe (and many other delicious recipes!) is found in Rusty Kappel’s  cookbook:  “You Can Have Your Food Storage and Eat it Too!”