Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

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This amazing recipe has no added sugars and it’s meaty, thick, full of Italian flavor! It makes a great sauce served over traditional pasta or spaghetti squash for a low-carb meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 15

Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef (lean beef is recommended)
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 can tomato puree 29 ounces each
  • 2 can dices tomatoes, with juice 14.5 ounces each
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef along with the garlic. Drain.
  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a low boil, stirring often.
  3. Once the sauce is heated through and at a low boil, reduce the burner temperature to low and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately or allow the sauce to cool, the package it in freezer-safe containers for easy storage.

Nutrition Label Facts: 

Calories 163, Calories from fat 99, Total fat 11g Cholesterol 32mg, Sodium 439mg, Carbohydrates 7g, Fiber 1g, Protein 9g

Adapted from: Taste of Lizzy T

Nutrition Tip of the Day

Rate your food based on a scale of one to 10, and don’t bother finishing foods that rank below a six. How many times have you taken a bite of a stale pastry or a tasteless entrée and complained about its flavour? It’s a waste of calories!

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