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Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

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How To Make Homemade Pasta Sauce

A balance with the minty Italian seasoning and tomato sauce with the right consistency from the beef make this homemade pasta sauce a rich pasta companion.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 35 minutes



  • lbsground beef or turkey
  • 1large onion,diced
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1tbspItalian seasoning
  • 1large green bell pepper,diced
  • ½tspsalt,or to taste
  • 1tspsugar
  • 1cupwater
  • 28oztomatoes,canned diced
  • 28oztomato sauce,canned
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • ¼cupfresh basil,chopped

For the Meat Seasoning Mix:

  • 2tspsage
  • 2tspfennel seed
  • 1tspthyme
  • 1tspblack pepper
  • tspallspice


  1. Combine seasoning and ground meat until well mixed. Brown meat, onion, and garlic over medium heat making sure to break up the meat very well.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 1 hour or until desired consistency.

  3. Stir in parsley and basil.

  4. Remove bay leaves and serve over hot pasta


  • Calories: 280.17kcal
  • Fat: 17.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.61g
  • Trans Fat: 1.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.14g
  • Fiber: 4.19g
  • Sugar: 8.00g
  • Protein: 17.44g
  • Cholesterol: 60.38mg
  • Sodium: 681.42mg
  • Calcium: 79.25mg
  • Potassium: 864.77mg
  • Iron: 3.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 83.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.12mg
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