Where the World Gathers to Celebrate Every Day
Homemade Tomato Sauce with Jerky

Homemade Tomato Sauce with Jerky
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total Prep: 20 minutes
Servings: 4




1 can diced tomatoes
1 yellow onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 T olive oil
2 basil leaves, more to taste
¼ cup jerky, chopped*
Salt and pepper to taste


In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.

Add onions and garlic. Sauté until onions become translucent.

Add tomatoes. Bring to a simmer.

Remove from heat and add basil.

Place sauce in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth.

Return to skillet.

Stir in jerky.

*Beef, chicken or turkey may be used as preferred. Serve over pasta, vegetables or use as a pizza sauce.


Recipe Credit:

Michele S. – North Dakota

Back to Side Dishes.

There are over 1,500 national days. Don’t miss a single one. Celebrate Every Day® with National Day Calendar®!