Spaghetti Sauce

Looking for a quick and easy healthy alternative to the classic spaghetti sauce?

Our meat sauce contains ground turkey but our added trick will have everyone thinking you used ground beef!

We also use store bought sauce as our base and add extra  ingredients that boosts the flavor and gives you a thick, robust sauce.

How to make Semi-homemade Spaghetti Sauce


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A delicious semi-homemade spaghetti sauce made with ground turkey and a twist!


  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1 tablespoon dark cocoa powder

  • 2 bottles Classico Spicy Tomato & Basil pasta sauce

  • Avacado oil

  • 1 large sweet yellow onion, chopped

  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

Makes approximately 8 cups sauce.



  1. Sauté the onions and garlic in the avocado oil in a large pan. Cook until caramelized. Add the fresh basil and set aside.

  2. Mix the dark cocoa powder and ground turkey until blended.

  3. Cook the turkey in avocado oil until well browned. Add to the caramelized onions.

  4. Add the two bottles of Classico Spicy Tomato & Basil pasta sauce.

  5. Simmer on range top on low heat for several hours.

  6. If you prefer, you can cook the sauce in a crock pot.


Substitute lean ground beef for the turkey. Omit the dark cocoa powder.

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