Greek Meat Sauce
|Onions||3 Large, finely chopped|
|Lean ground beef||3 Pound|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Whole mixed pickling spices||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Canned tomato paste||12 Ounce (2 Cans Of 6 Ounce Each)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Water||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
Satue onion in butter over medium-high heat until limp.
Transfer to large pot or Dutch oven.
Brown the beef and add to the onions.
Put garlic, cinnamon sticks and pickling spices in a cheesecloth bag.
Add to meat and onion mixture with tomato paste, salt, pepper and water.
Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3 hours or until flavours are blended and sauce has thickened.
Calories 493 Calories from Fat 181
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g31.5%
Saturated Fat 8.4 g42.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 135.4 mg45.1%
Sodium 686.8 mg28.6%
Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.2%
Sugars 13.5 g
Protein 50 g100.5%
Vitamin A 18.6% Vitamin C 40.4%
Calcium 6.3% Iron 34%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet