Rating: 4.5 stars
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a satisfyingly hearty sauce that you can feel good about eating! Serve over whole grain spaghetti or brown rice pasta for gluten-free diets.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
40 mins
total:
1 hr
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Sauce:
Pasta:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef, zucchini, onion, and garlic in the hot skillet until beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.n

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  • Stir crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, sucanat, basil, sea salt, oregano, and black pepper into beef mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until flavors have blended, at least 30 minutes or up to 1 hour for better flavor.n

  • While sauce is simmering, bring salted water to a boil and cook spaghetti according to package directions. Serve sauce over hot pasta.n

Cook's Note:

Use any lean ground meat: ground beef, bison, or turkey.

Nutrition Facts

436 calories; protein 22.5g; carbohydrates 80g; fat 6.3g; cholesterol 24.7mg; sodium 2195.7mg. Full Nutrition
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