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Meat Sauce

The perfect sauce to top your noodles, or use in a lasagna. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Homemade Sauce, Meat Sauce
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 267 kcal


  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 TBSP. Avocado Oil
  • 3 TBSP. Chopped Garlic
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • 2 Carrots (diced)
  • 1 TBSP. Dried Parsley
  • 1 TBSP. Dried Oregano
  • 1 TBSP. Dried Basil
  • ½ tsp. Thyme
  • ½ tsp. Marjoram
  • 1 tsp. Rosemary
  • 1 ½ tsp. Granulated Garlic
  • ½ tsp. Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Pepper
  • 6 oz. Tomato Paste
  • 14.5 oz. Can of Crushed Tomatoes
  • 14.5 oz. Can of Stewed Tomatoes
  • 15 oz. Tomato Sauce
  • 1 TBSP. Coconut Sugar


  1. In your Instant Pot (on sauté mode) or Stock Pot, heat the oil.
  2. Add the onion, carrots and garlic. Cook for 1 minute then add the beef.
  3. Brown the beef and add all of the seasonings. Cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Turn off the sauté mode and add all of the tomato ingredients and sugar. Stir well.
  5. Put on manual low setting for 25 minutes and cook.
  6. To slow cook this you will add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker. Break up the meat and mix well. Cook on high for 6 hours stirring every hour or so.
Nutrition Facts
Meat Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 812mg35%
Potassium 1035mg30%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 3440IU69%
Vitamin C 24.2mg29%
Calcium 184mg18%
Iron 7.1mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.