Spaghetti sauce without meat

Yield: 9 Pints

Measure Ingredient
30 pounds Tomatoes
1 cup Chopped onions
5 Garlic cloves; minced
1 cup Chopped celery OR- green pepper
1 pounds Fresh mushrooms, sliced (optional)
4½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Oregano
4 tablespoons Minced parsley
2 teaspoons Black pepper
¼ cup Brown sugar
¼ cup Vegetable oil
2,001 - 4,000 ft: 12 lb.
4,001 - 6,000 ft: 13 lb.
6,001 - 8,000 ft: 14 lb.
Above 1,000 ft: 15 lb.

Yield: About 9 pints

Procedure: Caution: Do not increase the proportion of onions, peppers, or mushrooms. Wash tomatoes and dip in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds or until skins split. Dip in cold water and slip off skins. Remove cores and quarter tomatoes. Boil 20 minutes, uncovered, in large saucepan. Put through food mill or sieve. Saute onions, garlic, celery or peppers, and mushrooms (if desired) in vegetable oil until tender. Combine sauteed vegetables andtomatoes and add remainder of spices, salt, and sugar. Bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered, until thick enough for serving. At this time the initial volume will have been reduced by nearly one-half. Stir frequently to avoid burning. Fill jars, leaving 1-inch headspace. Adjust lids and process according to the recommendations in Table 1 or Table 2, depending on the method of canning used.

Table 1. Recommended process time for Spaghetti Sauce Without Meat in a dial-gauge pressure canner.

Style of Pack: Hot. Jar Size: Pints, Quarts. Process Time: 20 minutes for Pints, 25 minutes for Quarts. Canner Gauge Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 - 2,000 ft: 11 lb.

Table 2. Recommended process time for Spaghetti Sauce Without Meat in a weighted-gauge pressure canner.

Style of Pack: HOt. Jar Size: Pints, Quarts. Process Time: 20 minutes for Pints, 25 minutes for Quarts. Canner Gauge Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 10 lb.

======================================================= === * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539 (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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