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Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Meat Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Italian Meat Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by efinch

Makes 8 servings



A semi-spicy meat sauce made with lean turkey Italian sausage.

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Meat Sauce

1 lb Lean Turkey Italian Sausage
1/2 onion, chopped
1 T olive oil
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes
4 ounce sliced mushrooms
3 cloves garlic, pressed
2 T Italian seasoning
1 t Parmesan cheese
1 can tomato paste

Recipe Directions for Italian Meat Sauce

  1. Puree the diced tomatoes in a blender (unless you like the chunks--my kids don't!).

  2. Heat the tomato sauce on medium.

  3. Add tomato paste, pressed garlic, and Italian seasoning. Stir occasionally.

  4. Saute the onions in olive oil. Add them to the sauce.

  5. Brown the sausage. Drain. Add to the sauce.

  6. Serve over whole wheat pasta with the parmesan cheese sprinkled on.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 157.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
146
Calories from Fat
75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.3g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
377mg
16%
Potassium
399mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
7.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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