Ground Turkey Meat Sauce

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¼ cup olive oil ½ white onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 6 basil leaves, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 pound ground turkey 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ¼ teaspoon oregano 2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce ½ (6-ounce) can tomato paste salt and ground black pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, tomato, basil, and garlic and saute until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.

Add the ground turkey, Italian seasoning, and oregano. Cook and stir until turkey is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes.

Stir in the tomato sauce then bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 20-25 minutes, until the sauce has thickened slightly. Stir in the tomato paste. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for an additional minute or two.