Super Easy Marinara Sauce with Ground Beef

{paleo + whole30}

This super easy marinara sauce with ground beef is a healthy, short cut version of a classic full flavored meat sauce!

Ready in 30 minutes FLAT for a healthy meal option that’s gluten free, paleo, and whole30 friendly.

– olive oil – onion, diced small – sea salt – garlic, minced – dried oregano – dried basil – chili flakes (optional)


Heat olive oil over medium heat. When hot add diced onion with 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about  10 minutes – or until onions are soft and starting to brown.

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

Move onions to the side and make space in the center of the pan. Add ground beef and press into a thin layer.

Season with 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt and a generous amount of freshly ground black pepper.

Cook, breaking up meat and stirring in onions and garlic, until meat is browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

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