basic ground meat mix

Use this mixture to ‘morph’ into your favorite dish! Easily prepared ahead, and it can be frozen for up to 2 months.



Basic Ground Meat Mix

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican
Keyword Ground Beef, Ground Turkey


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil. or
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons chopped yellow onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground meat
  • seasonings and additions as listed below


  1. In large deep skillet, heat olive oil and butter. Sweat the onion, celery, carrot and garlic with the salt. When the vegetables are softened, add the ground meat, breaking up into small pieces. When meat is no longer pink, continue with recipe, adding seasonings and additions as desired.

Recipe Notes

This mixture may be frozen, for up to 2 months.

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