½ bushel tomatoes 1½ cup sugar
2 green peppers 2 cups oil
3 hot peppers about 3 Tblsp salt
3 lb onions 2 Tblsp oregano
1 head garlic 2 Tblsp basil
6 bay leaves 8 – 6 oz cans of tomato paste
Cut up vegetables in the first column and combine in a large pot. Simmer for an hour or more. Run the mixture through a sieve or strainer then add all the ingredients in the second column. Simmer for and hour or so. Pour into hot sterilized jars and process in a boiling water bath for 40 – 45 minutes. Makes 20 -22 pints.
I got this recipe from a mennonite friend. It is wonderful on pizza. Add some italian sausage and some whole tomatoes and you have terrific spaghetti sauce.