This homemade spaghetti sauce is packed with flavor and makes for the perfect recipe to prepare ahead of time for those busy weeks. Prepare it the same day, or make and freeze for a delicious, homemade meal from scratch!
This homemade spaghetti sauce is a family dinner staple! It requires just a handful of ingredients to create a delicious meal that is both filling and satisfying.
When it comes to the protein source, feel free to use grass fed beef, elk, venison, or turkey. Each variety will offer a great source of protein, iron, zinc, niacin (vitamin B3) and vitamin B12.
I loving adding chopped cherry tomatoes to increase fiber and nutrition. Feel free to also incorporate bell peppers, carrots and squash – an easy way to incorporate more veggies! Just be sure to chop them into small, bite-sized pieces.
Herbs and spices can add a wonderful source of flavor to this dish. I prefer using fresh Thai basil, but feel free to use the other varieties of basil available, or add other fresh herbs such as thyme.
When choosing spaghetti noodles, I tend to reach for organic whole wheat noodles as it provides more fiber, vitamins and minerals when compared to white pasta noodles.
Nothing pairs better with spaghetti than a fresh side salad and some no knead rosemary bread. It’s the perfect combo for a refreshing, balanced meal!
This spaghetti sauce made from scratch is a great recipe to make ahead of time. Store it in the fridge for 3-4 days to have during those busy weeks, or freeze it for up to 4-6 months. To freeze this homemade spaghetti sauce, simply follow the instructions shown below, allowing the sauce to cool completely. Then freeze a few servings per each freezer friendly container to allow an easier process for when you are in the mood for some spaghetti.
Comment below if you’ve tried this homemade spaghetti sauce!
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