Simple Hearty Meat Sauce


  • 2 Jars of pasta sauce of your choosing (We like the Classico or the Newmans Own)
  • 1 pound of ground beef or turkey
  • 1 pound of ground pork or sausage
  • 1 can of beans of your choosing (We prefer chic peas)
  • About 500 grams of frozen vegetables (We use a medley)
  • Spices to your taste
    • Curry powder
    • Garlic powder
    • Onion powder (or real onions)
    • Oregano
    • Basil
    • Bay leaves
    • Cinnamon
    • Brown sugar
    • Salt and pepper


  1. In a large pot, combine the two jars of sauce on low-medium heat
  2. Add frozen vegetables to the sauce and stir into the sauce
  3. In a saute pan, brown the ground beef and pork with any desired spices (draining the grease)
    1. Add to sauce once cooked
  4. Rinse can of beans and add to sauce
  5. Add spices to taste
  6. Bring to a boil and then set on simmer for about an hour stirring occasionally
  7. Serve with pasta of your choice

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