Traditional Meatsauce

Traditional Meatsauce

  • 1 package (454g) extra lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper (green, orange, yellow or red), chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 can (796ml) of diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 2 cans (298ml each) of tomato sauce, no salt added
  • 1 can (156ml) of tomato paste
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 bay leaf

In large saucepan, sautee ground beef on med-high until thoroughly cooked. Add garlic and onion; sautee for about 2 minutes. Next, add carrot, bell pepper and zucchini; sautee until they begin to soften, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste and bay leaf; stir to combine. Reduce heat; simmer for 1 hour.

Remove bay leaf and serve over spaghetti noodles, or make a lasagna.

Carb saver: serve over cooked spaghetti squash.

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