The Godfather – Spaghetti Sauce

Based on the novel by Mario Puzo, The Godfather is a 1972 classic masterpiece, probably one of the best movies ever made. The acting is almost perfect, all the actors are carefully selected to impersonate the characters by creating an accurate and real life “mafia” vibe.

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It’s about the drama of an Italian-American gangster family, the most powerful from all of the other mafia organizations in New York of the year 1945. They are called the Corleone Family and the main character of the movie is Michael Corleone played by Al Pacino, the youngest son of the Corleone mafia boss, the Godfather. It shows how Michael develops from the most innocent of the brothers into the cruel mafia boss, taking over the “family business” and at the end becoming himself The Godfather. So where did you think the original spaghetti sauce originated from?

Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

spaghetti sauce


  • 2 cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cans tomato puree
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4-1/2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 fresh onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoon fresh minced parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a large heated pot with olive oil, add finely chopped onions. When halfway done, add minced garlic. Cook until browned. Add tomato paste and mix well. Then add tomato puree and crushed tomatoes.
  2. Season with salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, parsley, basil and Italian seasoning. Mix well.
  3. Cook for at least 30 minutes on low heat.

Cooking time: 45 minutes.Servings: 4.Back to Top