Savory Meat Sauce

Use this sauce on your favorite pasta.

  • Servings: 6 cups
  • Cook Time: 1 1/2 hour
  • Main Ingredient: Beef


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. green pepper (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 15 oz. cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Wright's® Mesquite Liquid Smoke (May substitute with Wright)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper


In large saucepan, over medium-high heat, brown beef and cook onion, green pepper, and garlic, stirring occasionally to break up meat; pour off excess fat. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, Wright's® Liquid Smoke, Italian seasoning and pepper. Heat to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 1 hour. Use as a sauce over hot cooked pasta or rice.