Basic Meat Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic meat sauce recipe? Learn how to make Basic meat sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by telosphilos

Makes 5 servings



My marinara sauce ran out so I needed a quick meat sauce for the kids. This is very simple.

Recipe Ingredients for Basic meat sauce

1/2 pounds 90% lean ground beef
30 oz hunt's tomato sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion salt
1/3 cup fresh basil
1/6 cup fresh oregano
1/6 cup fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Basic meat sauce

  1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet until fully cooked. Drain off excess fat.

  2. Pour in both cans of tomato sauce.

  3. Add the onion salt, garlic and herbs. Bring to a boil.

  4. Check the taste and see if you need to add a little sugar or salt. Toss over pasta as needed.

Categories

Beef, Tomatoes, Main Dish, American, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 222.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.3g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
1244mg
52%
Potassium
213mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
10.4g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 5% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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