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Killer Meat Sauce

Meat sauce is amazing whether you are eating it on pasta or zoodles.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword healthy bolognese, healthy spaghetti sauce, meat sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 668 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1-2 tbsp fat of choice Bacon fat, olive oil or butter/ghee all would be fine
  • 4 sausages of choice Pork or chicken are both fine
  • 8 medium sized tomatoes, diced I like on the vine myself, but field or any other type will also do
  • 1 medium onion, diced Or, sub 1 green onion
  • 1 package chopped mushrooms
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • 1 can green olives Make sure the ingredients are SCD friendly if this is an issue
  • 1 can black olives

Instructions

  1. Place a large pot on the stove on medium heat. Add the fat and allow to melt

  2. Add ground beef and start cooking

  3. Remove sausages from casings and add the meat to the ground beef

  4. Cook until the ground beef is no longer pink

  5. While the meat is cooking dice your tomatoes and add to the pot once the beef is cooked

  6. Allow meat and tomatoes to simmer together for a few minutes, until tomatoes start to break apart

  7. While tomatoes are cooking chop your onion and add to pot once tomatoes are ready, stir well

  8. Cook the sauce for a few more minutes (onion should start to go clear)

  9. Add the chopped mushrooms and stir well

  10. Chop both your bell peppers and once mushrooms are slightly cooked add to pot and stir well

  11. Add the seasonings and garlic to pot and stir well. Let the sauce simmer for about 15 minutes

  12. Add the olives and let simmer for another 10-15 minutes, or until sauce is desired thickness

  13. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

** Note: This goes well with zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash.

** Note: This recipe takes about an hour to make from start to finish so make sure you leave enough time!

Nutrition Facts
Killer Meat Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 668 Calories from Fat 513
% Daily Value*
Fat 57g88%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 33g
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 3604mg157%
Potassium 1251mg36%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 3078IU62%
Vitamin C 115mg139%
Calcium 192mg19%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.