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Greek Meat Sauce

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Ingredients
  Onions 3 Large, finely chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lean ground beef 3 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Cinnamon stick 1
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
195 Minutes
Ready In: 
230 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

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Greek Meat Sauce Recipe