Very Veggie Spaghetti Sauce MMB

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Melanie B

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@MelBelle

I am trying to incorporate more veggies into my meals. This is an easy way to do it.
I like to serve it over baked spaghetti squash.
You can easily omit the meat and make it vegetarian, or add some Hot Italian sausage to kick it up a bit.

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Serves:
10 cups
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2
    onion, diced
  • 2 small
    zucchini, diced
  • 1 large
    carrot, grated
  • 1
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 28 oz
    canned diced tomatoes
  • 56 oz
    canned tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 2 tsp
    rosemary, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried

How to Make Very Veggie Spaghetti Sauce MMB

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large pan, brown the ground beef, garlic and onion together until beef is no longer pink. Drain the fat off.
  2. Add the veggies and herbs and simmer until the veggies are tender.
  3. These are rough estimates of amounts. Use more or less to suit your tastes.
  4. ** In the summer when the garden is coming in, I can tomatoes and grate zucchini for the freezer. I also dehydrate herbs for the winter.

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About Very Veggie Spaghetti Sauce MMB

Course/Dish: Beef Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy



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