Homemade Meat Sauce Recipe

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Cooking Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Vegetable oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Beef1 Pound, ground
 Italian sausages1 , chopped
 Italian tomatoes2 Can (20 oz)
 Tomato paste2 Can (20 oz)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Oregano leaf1 Tablespoon, crumbled
 Basil leaf1 Tablespoon, crumbled
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2577 Calories from Fat 1276

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g219.6%

Saturated Fat 41.7 g208.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 363.8 mg

Sodium 8738.3 mg364.1%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.6%

Dietary Fiber 33.6 g134.3%

Sugars 126.6 g

Protein 149 g297.9%

Vitamin A 266.5% Vitamin C 321.5%

Calcium 98.6% Iron 159.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large skillet, heat oil. Add in the onions and garlic and saute till they soften.
2) Add in the beef and sausage. Brown on all sides.
3) Retain 2 tablespoons of fat in the skillet and drain off the rest.
4) Into the skillet, add in tomatoes, tomato pasta, sugar, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Let simmer for 45 minutes without the lid on.
5) When the sauce has thickened, add in the parmesan cheese. Stir well till the cheese melts. Let cool.
6) The sauce can be stored frozen in plastic containers.

7) The homemade meat sauce can be served on pastas.