Italian Meat Sauce Mix

Italian Meat Sauce Mix Recipe

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  • 1 lb
    mild italian sausage
  • 4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    instant minced garlic
  • 1 medium
    carrot, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 10 oz
    frozen broccoli
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste (12 ounces)
  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 small
    onion, peeled
  • ·
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder
  • 10 oz
    frozen cauliflower
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato puree, 29 ounces
  • 8 c

How to Make Italian Meat Sauce Mix


  1. Peel and crumble the sausage.
  2. In a large kettle or dutch oven, brown the Italian sausage, ground beef, salt, pepper and minced garlic.
  3. Drain.
  4. Put onion and carrot in blender.
  5. Cover with water and finely chop.
  6. Drain off water and add onion and carrot to meat in the kettle.
  7. Continue cooking with meat mixture.
  8. Stir in basil, chili powder, thyme, cauliflower and broccoli.
  9. Add tomato puree, tomato paste and 8 cups water.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Cover and simmer 8 hours.
  12. Skim off fat.
  13. Put into eight or nine 1 pint containers.
  14. Seal and label containers Italian Meat Sauce Mix.
  15. Freeze and use within 6 months.
  16. Makes between 8 and 9 pints of mix.

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About Italian Meat Sauce Mix

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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