Veggie Packed Meat Sauce

A simple meat sauce that is loaded with extra veggies.

Recipe By: Madeline


  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 3 large carrots
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 28oz tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil


  1. Dice onion, zuchini and peel and dice carrots
  2. Add oil to a frying pan and heat over medium heat
  3. Add veggies to the pan with the warm oil and saute for 6 minutes
  4. Add 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1 tsp dried oregano and 1 tsp dried basil to the pan with the veggies
  5. Saute for another minute and then remove the veggies from the pan
  6. Leave the heat on medium and add ground beef to the pan
  7. Brown the meat and cook into crumbles for 4 minutes
  8. Add 1 tsp of salt to the meat and brown for another minute
  9. Pour tomato sauce into the pan with the meat and add the seasoned veggies back into the pan
  10. Cover the pan and simmer the sauce for at leat 1 hour stirring occasionally
  11. Remove from heat and enjoy with your favorite noodles
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