Super Easy Marinara Sauce With Ground Beef


This easy marinara sauce with ground beef is a healthy, short cut version of a classic full flavored Italian meat sauce that is ready in 30 minutes flat!

All the flavor with minimal effort for an easy protein rich addition to any meal. Makes 4 generous cups of sauce, which is the perfect amount for one pound of pasta.

– Olive oil – Onion – Kosher salt – Garlic – Dried oregano – Dried basil


Cook aromatics. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add diced onion with salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and starting to caramelize.

Add garlic and dried spices – oregano, basil, and dried chili if using, and cook for another minute or so, until spices are fragrant.

Add ground beef. Move onions to the side of the pan and add ground beef, pressing into a thin layer. Season with kosher salt and black pepper.

Cook, breaking up meat and stirring in onions and garlic, until meat is cooked through and the extra moisture has evaporated.

Add marinara sauce and finish the sauce. Add marinara sauce and red wine vinegar and stir to combine.

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