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Italian Meat Sauce

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Ingredients
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Canned italian tomatoes 28 Ounce, drained and cut into pieces (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 12 Ounce (2 Cans, 6 Ounces Each)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1.In a 2 quart glass measuring pitcher, heat onion, garlic and oil for 3-5 minutes at High in microwave oven without covering.
2.Mix the ingredients while cooking.
3.Put meat in the pitcher and stir.
4.Secure the dish with waxed paper and heat for 4-5 minutes at High so that meat loses all its pinkness.
5.Mix once in between.
Drain fat.
6.Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, oregano leaves and cook for 5-8 minutes at High until frothy.
7.Mix once in between.

SERVING
8.Serve the sauce as food accompaniment.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
18 Minutes
Ready In: 
23 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2166 Calories from Fat 1313

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g225.5%

Saturated Fat 47.8 g239.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 320 mg106.7%

Sodium 4639.5 mg193.3%

Total Carbohydrates 139 g46.4%

Dietary Fiber 32 g128%

Sugars 48.4 g

Protein 106 g211.9%

Vitamin A 216.4% Vitamin C 268.9%

Calcium 44.2% Iron 139.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Italian Meat Sauce Recipe