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Meat Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy meat sauce recipe? Learn how to make meat sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cibele

Makes 8 servings



This is a meat sauce with hidden vegetables. It will be enough for 2 pounds of pasta so I would say the final product would serve 8 people.

Recipe Ingredients for meat sauce

1 lb extra lean ground beef
1 zucchini
1 carrot
1/2 onion
2 cloves of garlic
3 tbsp tomato paste
2 tbsp canola oil
1 tbsp salt

Recipe Directions for meat sauce

  1. put the canola oil in a sauce pan

  2. add the chopped onion, cook until transparent

  3. add minced garlic and let it cook

  4. add ground beef and cook thorougly

  5. put the zucchini and carrot in the food processor and grind them

  6. add to meat

  7. add tomato paste, water and salt

  8. let it simmer for 30 min on low

  9. serve over cooked noodles

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 108.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
144
Calories from Fat
66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.3g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
923mg
38%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
3.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 2% Iron 11%
* 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 niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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