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Easy Meat Sauce


"This is a recipe that you can throw together in 10 minutes and then go and do whatever you want for 1 hour. It is not the thickest sauce, but it is delicious."
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1 h 40 m servings 286 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 19.5 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 1553 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; saute onion in hot oil until softened, about 5 minutes. Season onion with Italian seasoning; continue to saute until the herbs are fragrant, about 3 minutes more.
  2. Break beef into small pieces and add to the skillet; cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Stir tomato sauce and diced tomatoes into the beef mixture; season with salt, place a lid on the skillet, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Splash wine over the mixture, stir, and simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes.

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Great recipe to work off. I didn't have exactly what was called for. So I did onion, garlic, green pepper, beef, 2 tomato sauce, 1 basil and oregano diced tomatoes, salt, pepper, and a very gen...

I made this sauce with some changes partly due to not having on hand certain things and partly due to reading other reviews. I used my homemade canned tomato sauce and tomatoes I preserved from...

My family really enjoyed this Meat Sauce . The only thing different I did was add some Garlic and Sugar to make it sweeter . It was delicious .

I changed a few things. I used chopped fresh tomatoes instead of the canned and added garlic powder. It was easy and delicious! Served it over spaghetti squash! I will definitely be keeping th...

Dish was terrific. I usually follow directions to the tee but my husband prefers ground turkey instead of ground beef so I used turkey. Came out great and is definitely a keeper.

This sauce is easy and delicious. I did add fresh garlic to sauté with the onions. I also used a can of crushed tomatoes and a jar of Botticelli Marinara sauce. I did not use the wine or fire ro...

Very easy and simple recipe with that a large number of ingredients. The only modifications I made was adding three quarters of a pound of hot Italian sausage, one extra can of tomato sauce and ...

It is so simple but yet so yummy!

Good recipe, I added a green pepper chopped, and garlic powder to taste. With out the garlic powder I found this to be on the bland side slightly. Over all a good recipe. I will make it again. (...