Hearty Meat Sauce

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Hearty Meat Sauce

Hearty Meat Sauce

With a hint of heat to it,this hearty meat sauce is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! Perfect over pasta or spaghetti squash, this sauce also freezes very well so it can be saved for later use!


1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small zucchini, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
5 fresh tomatoes, diced or 1 can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cans tomato sauce
1 lbs ground buffalo (can be substituted with ground beef or turkey), browned
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

  1. Cook 1 lb of ground buffalo until browned, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil over medium heat in large sauce pan and sauté garlic, onion, zucchini and chopped tomatoes for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in sugar, salt, fresh basil, red pepper, Italian seasoning, black pepper, tomato sauce, and cooked ground buffalo.
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Stir in parsley and serve over pasta.


Check out my Pinterest Board with more beef recipes HERE!