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Best Ever Meat Sauce is a homemade pasta sauce that is ready in just 30 minutes and bursting with flavor. This easy meat sauce recipe is quick enough for a weeknight dinner and impressive enough for entertaining. #meatsauce #pastasauce #spaghettisauce #tomatosauce #gravy #pasta #easyrecipe #dinner #Italian #groundbeef #swirlsofflavor
Best Ever Meat Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Best Ever Meat Sauce is a homemade pasta sauce that is ready in just 30 minutes and bursting with flavor. This easy meat sauce recipe is quick enough for a weeknight dinner and impressive enough for entertaining. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy meat sauce, meat sauce
Servings: 8
Calories: 160 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat saucepot over medium-high heat and cook ground beef, garlic, basil, oregano and kosher salt until browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add red wine and cook 1 minute.
  3. Stir in crushed tomatoes, water and sugar.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until sauce has thickened, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Serve over pasta, zucchini noodles and/or on pizza dough.
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 4 heaping cups of meat sauce. Serve some with pasta tonight and have more for another day or freeze remaining sauce for next week!

Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Meat Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 279mg12%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.