meat sauce with hidden veggies
Servings Prep Time
2quarts 10min
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2quarts 10min
Cook Time
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1T olive oil
  • 3cloves garlic
  • 2 carrots – chopped
  • 3 handfuls of baby spinach
  • 1 large celery stalk – chopped
  • 28oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper – chopped
  • 50oz canned whole tomatoes
  • 1 yellow onion – chopped
  • 1tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2T coconut sugar
  • 2tsp onion powder
  • 2tsp garlic powder
  1. In large saucepan, brown beef in oil
  2. Put veggies and garlic in food processor, puree until smooth. Add to beef. Cook until most liquid is gone.
  3. In food processor, blend whole tomatoes. Add to sauce pan.
  4. Add salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, crushed tomatoes, bay leaf, garlic and onion powder, and sugar to sauce pan. Stir, and simmer partially covered for at least 30 minutes.