Classic Spaghetti Sauce
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1/2 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - 26 oz. jar(s) spaghetti sauce
  • 2 - whole carrots
  • 1 - small zucchini
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - small shell pasta**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook pasta as directed.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the chopped onion. Drain and return to skillet.
  3. Stir in the spaghetti sauce, grated carrots and grated zucchini and simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve Classic Spaghetti Sauce with pasta and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown and drain 2 lbs. ground beef.
  2. Chop 1 small white onion.
  3. Peel and shred 4 whole carrots
  4. Shred 2 zucchini.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the ground beef, browned and cooled
  • Half of the chopped onions
  • 26 oz. jar spaghetti sauce
  • Half of the peeled and grated carrots
  • Half of the grated zuchinni
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to saucepan.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Use gluten-free noodles. Sauce is gluten-free.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Classic Spaghetti Sauce

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and transfew contents of baggie to saucepan. Toss with cooked pasta noodles.
Serve with veggies.