Lean, Meaty Pasta Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy lean, meaty pasta sauce recipe? Learn how to make lean, meaty pasta sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by travija

Makes 6 servings



use the leanest ground you can find. also good, but different with ground turkey or ground pork. for the best taste, use ground venison and veggies from your garden!

Recipe Ingredients for lean, meaty pasta sauce

10 oz tomato sauce
2 cups spinach
1 cup mushroom
1 cup red onion
2 tbsp jalapeno
1/2 cup green chile
1 1/2 lb lean ground beef

Recipe Directions for lean, meaty pasta sauce

  1. brown the meat with chunkily diced onion

  2. add mushrooms and peppers

  3. sautée until veggies are soft

  4. add tomato sauce (I use a can, but whatever you got should work fine)

  5. when warmed through, add chopped fresh spinach.

  6. spice and salt as your family likes.

  7. when spinach wilts, serve over brown rice, ww noodles, ww toast with cheddar cheese or eat like a chunky chunky stew!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
332mg
14%
Potassium
781mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
6.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
36.1g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 4% Iron 27%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • Very high in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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