Tami's Red Sauce Bolognese Pasta Sauce #AllergicToEverything® Allergen-free Recipe by Jessica Gray Schipp | For Food Allergy Collectors & People with Multiple Food Allergies

Tami's Red Sauce: Bolognese Tomato Sauce with Ground Beef

This red sauce is a crowd pleaser, takes next to no effort, and can be made with fresh or dried herbs that you probably already have in your pantry!

Course Main Course, Pasta Sauce, Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Jessica Gray Schipp |


  • 1 pound ground beef (for vegetarian version see notes)
  • 2 cans (29-ounce) tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned completely, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
  2. Stir tomato sauce, basil, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and pepper into the beef; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook sauce at a simmer, stirring occasionally, until thick and rich, about 1 hour.

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