Homemade bottled spaghetti

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Lunch, Snack
Servings 12 jars


  • 12 x jars you can re-use old jam or olive jars



To sterilise the jars, choose one of the methods below:

  • Run jars through the dishwasher, keep the door closed and do not remove till ready to use.
  • Wash with hot soapy water and place into oven at 150C for 15 minutes. Remove using oven mitts.
  • Wash with hot soapy water and place in a boiling water bath for 3-5 minutes. Remove with tongs.
  • Wash the lids with soapy water, leave in a bowl with hot water till you are ready to use.

To make spaghetti in tomato sauce

  • Roughly chop the onions.
  • Wash and chop the tomatoes into quarters. Place the tomatoes and onions into a food processor and blitz.
  • Transfer the onion and tomato mixture to a large pot. Cook for 15 – 20 minutes, bring to the boil.
  • Fill a large pot with boiling water, add in the pasta and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the tomato sauce. Cook for a further 30 minutes, stirring often as the pasta may stick to the bottom of the pot. Remove from the heat.
  • Remove the warm jars from the dishwasher, oven or pot before using. Fill each jar to the top. Run a butter knife around the top of the jar to remove any bubbles and clean the top of the jar.
  • Close the lid. Repeat till all jars have been filled.
Keyword kid friendly, vegetarian
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