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Spaghetti Sauce Jar Meal


This is rapidly becoming one of our favorite jar meals! It is versatile and be customized for your family. These measurements are for making a quart size jar which is more than enough to feed my family of 5 (including my ravenous teens). If you would like to make a smaller portion you can half the recipe and put it in a pint size jar.

Base Sauce Ingredients
1 cup Thrive Ground Beef
1 cup Thrive Tomato Sauce
2 TBSP Thrive Italian Seasoning
2 tsp Chef’s Choice Seasoning
2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 cup Thrive Chopped Onions (FD)
1/2 cup Tomato Dices

Add in your favorite vegetables
1/4 cup Thrive Zucchini
1/4 cup Thrive Celery
1/4 cup Thrive Mushrooms
1/4 cup Thrive Spinach
1/4 cup Thrive Mixed Bell Peppers
to taste Thrive Green Chili Peppers

To make the jar meal (quart size jar)
Add all of the base ingredients to the jar in the order provided. Next, add up to 2 cups of your favorite add in veggies.

To cook the saghetti sauce (quart size jar)
Add the contents of the jar and 5-6 cups of water (depending on desired thickness) to a cooking pot. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer for 10 – 15 minutes until the vegetables and meat are fully rehydrated and tender. Add more if needed. Serve over cooked pasta or rice.

For my friends in cooking group
The spaghetti sauce jar that I demonstrate includes the following add ins:
1/4 cup Zucchini
1/4 cup Spinach
2 TBSP Mushrooms
2 TBSP Mixed Bell Peppers
1 tsp Green Chili Peppers

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