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Recipe Summary

Speedy Spaghetti Sauce
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation: 5 min
Cooking: 15 min
Makes: 6 servings
Best Suited for: Dinner Party,

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (201 calories, 17 g protein, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0.2 g trans fat, 36 mg cholesterol), 23 g carbohydrate (5 g fibre), 582 mg sodium, 3 mg iron (23% DV), 3.4 mg zinc (38% DV))

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Speedy Spaghetti Sauce

Speedy Spaghetti Sauce

With Big Batch Beef in the freezer, made-from-scratch meat sauce has never been so quick to make!
1 ½ cup (375 mL)diced vegetables (such as carrot, zucchini, celery, sweet peppers)
2 cups (500 mL)frozen Big Batch Beef
2cans (19 oz/540 mL) Italian-style tomatoes
1can (5-1/2 oz/156 mL) tomato paste
  1. Pan-fry diced vegetables in saucepan in a splash of olive oil.
  2. Stir in Big Batch Beef, tomatoes and tomato paste, breaking up tomatoes with back of spoon.
  • Big Batch Beef: Cook 4 lb (2 kg) Extra Lean Ground Beef in Dutch oven over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, breaking into small chunks with back of spoon, until browned. Drain and return to pot. Add 4 EACH onion and cloves of garlic, minced, simmer for 15 minutes until vegetables are softened. Spread in a single layer on several foil or parchment paper-lined baking trays; freeze until meat is firm, about 1 hour. Loosen into chunks, scoop meal-sized portions into freezer bags. Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Super Simple Speedy Spaghetti Sauce: Stir in a scoop of frozen Big Batch Beef into your favourite prepared tomato sauce to fortify your pasta dish with beef's iron and zinc! Just heat and serve over your favourite steamy pasta.


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