Easy Italian Meat Sauce

This is the best Italian meat sauce you’ll ever taste. The best part is that it is made with just a few simple ingredients!

Perfect for busy weeknights that require an easy weeknight dinner for a family.

Why you’ll love this RECIPE

Texture– This sauce is made from whole tomatoes that break down as the sauce simmers.

Tell me about this meat sauce

Prep Time: 5 MINS

Cook Time: 2 HRS


- ground beef - onion - garlic - olive oil - tomatoes

Simple steps for making Italian Meat Sauce

Sauté– In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté onion with the fresh garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent.

Simmer– Stir in the two cans of whole tomatoes, salt, sugar and bay leaf.

Thicken– Stir in tomato paste, basil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper with a wooden spoon and simmer for 30 more minutes.

If your family likes a savory flavor, add in two tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce.

Add ins for Meat Sauce

To get a bit of spice and kick, add in 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes.