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Homemade Meat Sauce

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped, about 1 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV330mg
    Fat8% DV5g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories120Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Kristine P. a month ago
    Delicious, my son loves a good sauce and he loved it!
    Kohler 2 months ago
    Loved by SERIOUS picky eaters!
    ShrewdSousChef 7 months ago
    Best meat sauce I’ve ever made!
    Braa 2 years ago
    Super yummy meat sauce. I didn’t have sausage, other than that I followed directions. Every body enjoyed. I will make it again for sure. Thank you for the recipe.
    Gilliam 2 years ago
    Best homemade sauce i have made! I added a little anise seed to mine, I like the licorice taste of fennel and anise! Will definitely make this again! And, it’s so easy!!!!
    Heather M. 2 years ago
    Delicious! Everyone in the family enjoyed it. I used all 90% beef, no sausage, and it was still very flavorful.
    Lizzy 3 years ago
    My go to meat sauce recipe!! I add jalapeños in with the onions for a spicy kick! Love it!! It’s so easy and the flavor will speak for itself 😊😊
    Leah G. 3 years ago
    It was pretty good. Next time I would add less crushed tomatoes and more beef broth and beef flavouring as it was more tomatoey than my normal lasagna. It was still good though - especially if you like sweeter, tomatoey meat sauces for your dishes. A good recipe!
    Pam Dawson 3 years ago
    This meat sauce recipe was delicious. I didn’t have any fennel, and it was still very good. The whole family loved it!
    Dale S. 3 years ago
    it turned out amazballs
    Kathy Whaling 3 years ago
    Excellent and so simple to make. After I browned the meat I threw everything in the slow cooker and it turned out so yummy!
    Janet Bilyeu 3 years ago
    It was wonderful, tasted like it had been cooking for hours rich in flavor and body
    Michael C. 4 years ago
    Amazing meat sauce! So easy to make, minimal amount of ingredients yet unbelievably tasty. I used hot Italian sausage which added the perfect amount of spice to the sauce. This recipe can be considered the base to which you can easily customize it for your personal preferences(I added mushrooms).