Keto Meat Sauce
This Low Carb Keto Meat Sauce recipe deserves to become a weekly habit! For a quick meal, serve it over zucchini spaghetti. It is also fabulous in Eggplant or Zucchini Lasagna!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time58 mins
Total Time1 hr 8 mins
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup onion chopped
- 1 celery stalk chopped
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 16 ounce ground beef
- 28 ounces whole tomatoes and juice crushed by hand
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
Heat oil and butter in a Dutch Oven over medium high heat until the butter is melted and has stopped foaming.
Add onion, celery, and garlic and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes, and stir in tomato paste. Cook for 1 minute.
Add the ground beef, and cook until the moisture is evaporated and the meat is brown, about 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 40 minutes.
Stir in the Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Cook until the cheese is melted, about 2 more minutes.
Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 319IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2mg