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- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 lb. ground Italian sausage
- 1 onion (medium, chopped, about 1 cup)
- 4 cloves garlic (minced)
- 28 oz. crushed tomatoes
- 15 oz. tomato sauce
- 6 oz. tomato paste
- 2 Tbsp. sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp. dried basil
- 1 tsp. italian seasoning
- 1/2 tsp. fennel seeds
- freshly ground black pepper
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|Calories120Calories from Fat45
|% DAILY VALUE
|Calories from Fat45
|% DAILY VALUE
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Renee Aldrich a year ago
tasty recipe. My husband liked it and will definitely add to the family rotation as a change from my marinara and meatball recipe. Is easier prep & cook with the meat sauce than rolling out meatballs. My young kids (both 5 & under) did not care for the texture of the meat sauce though. They prefer regular tomato/ marinara.
Michael Paska a year ago
Tasted really good! So long jars.
Anita a year ago
Great. Easy Added chopped spinch
Richard 2 years ago
Fantastic meat sauce! Our kids love it. Love how the house smells when cooking this!!!
Barb Hunt 2 years ago
Delicious I added green pepper and mushrooms it was ver good
V 2 years ago
The best sauce I’ve made yet it’s a hearty slightly spicy sauce
Romesh Sinclair 2 years ago
I’m learning to cook and this was easy to make in my Instant Pot, and delicious!
Ruth Klenke 2 years ago
Loved it and will make it again with fresh tomatoes and fresh basil.
April Gee 3 years ago
Made this sauce this evening and it’s so yummy! Best sauce ever. I will make again,
Kristine Pennington 3 years ago
Delicious, my son loves a good sauce and he loved it!
Kohler 3 years ago
Loved by SERIOUS picky eaters!
Crupi 4 years ago
Best meat sauce I’ve ever made!
Braa 5 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 5 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. 5 years ago
Delicious! Everyone in the family enjoyed it. I used all 90% beef, no sausage, and it was still very flavorful.
Lizzy 6 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. 6 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 6 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. 6 years ago
it turned out amazballs
Kathy Whaling 6 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 7 years ago
It was wonderful, tasted like it had been cooking for hours rich in flavor and body