If you'd like a less spicy sauce, use 1 Tbsp. of Italian Seasoning Mix.

Norman V. King
Recipe by Southern Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Yield:
Makes about 5 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook ground chuck in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain; return to pan.

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  • Sauté onion and garlic in hot oil in saucepan over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in Italian Seasoning Mix, and cook 1 minute. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and 1 cup water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 40 to 45 minutes or slightly thickened. Stir in salt and honey.

  • Note: We tested with Goya Tomato Sauce.