Classic Beef Tomato Sauce

Everyone loves a great tomato sauce, that can be used for so many dishes.

I use my sauce for lasagna, on top of pasta, polenta and in dishes like Baked Zucchini Cheese Parcels. I also use beef tomato sauce in casseroles and rice pilafs.
Beef Tomato Sauce

2 750 ml of crushed tomatoes or passata
750 grams ground beef
2 onions, finely diced
3 large garlic cloves, minced
10 basil leaves, shredded
1 Tbsp salt
1 Tbsp pepper
1 Tbsp dried oregano
3 Tbsp olive oil


  1. In a large sauce pan, sautee the onions for 2-3 mins, add garlic and sautee for 1 min.
    Beef Tomato Sauce
  2. Add beef and keep mixing and breaking up the meat until no longer pink.
    Beef Tomato Sauce
  3. Stir in all spices and tomatoes, reduce heat to a low temperature, and continue to slow simmer for 60 minuntes.
    Beef Tomato Sauce

Do you prefer beef tomato sauce
or classic tomato sauce?

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