Homemade Meat Sauce

If you’ve been reading my blog by now you may know how much I LOVE Italian dishes. With that being said, you also may know that I often make my favorite Italian dishes into healthy versions that I love to dig into, weekly. This meat sauce is delicious and always a hit; it can go with a ton of things! I often make a big batch to have for the week, and it always all goes!

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Lexi's Meat Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. organic grass-fed beef (or ground turkey)
  2. 1 15 oz. can organic diced tomatoes
  3. 1 15 oz. can organic tomato sauce
  4. 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  5. 1 onion, chopped
  6. 3 large organic carrot stalks, chopped
  7. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  8. 1 tbsp Mrs. Dash Italian seasoning
  9. 1 handful fresh basil, finely chopped
  10. 1 tsp red pepper flakes (more or less, to taste)
  11. Himalayan sea salt, to taste
  12. Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  13. Optional: Serve with fresh parmesan
  14. Optional: Garnish with fresh Basil
Instructions
  1. 1. In a deep sauce pan heat oil and sauté garlic over medium heat for 1 minute
  2. 2. Add in onion and carrots and let cook, stirring occasionally, for 7-10 minutes until translucent
  3. 3. Add meat and let cook until brown
  4. 4. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and seasoning and mix well
  5. 5. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and let simmer for 15 minutes
  6. 6. Taste sauce and adjust spices based on desired taste
  7. 7. Serve with spaghetti squash or zucchini linguine!
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2 comments on “Homemade Meat Sauce

  • Natascha Otto says:

    Hi just a quick question, how many servings is this recipe. I am always looking to make stuff in bulk as i don’t have time during the week to really cook and this looks amazing. Thank you for all your awesome recipes. It makes my life so much easier.

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  • I LOVE this sauce! Whenever I make it, people think I actually have culinary skills 😉 I add chopped green pepper right after the meat for a bit of extra veggies!

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