Super Simple Spaghetti Sauce
(oh, yeah, and it is gluten free!)
2 lbs ground beef
2 c onion chopped
1 c green/yellow/orange pepper chopped
4 cloves garlic chopped
2 T oregano
1 T parsley
1 T season salt
1 T basil
2 T garlic powder
1 t sea salt
Add chopped onion and pepper to cooked ground beef in the pot.
You can use whatever kind of tomatoes you would like. I used a mix of crushed, stewed and diced tomatoes. Some day I would love to have a garden to grow and can my own tomatoes... But for now these are from Aldi.
You can let it simmer as long as you would like - the longer you cook it, the better the flavor is! I let mine go for about 2 hours on medium/low heat, stirring every once and a while (whenever I remember). I covered it for the first hour, and then turned the heat a little lower and cooked it uncovered for the second hour.
This next step is totally optional. My hubby likes sauce that is not so chunky, so I use this
We LOVE our stick blender and use it all the time! Just stick it in the pot (make sure it is all the way under in the sauce or else you will have a huge mess to clean up!) and blend away...
I freeze the leftovers for quick and easy dinners in the future.
Homemade spaghetti sauce on quinoa pasta with parmesan cheese and a GF Breadstick.