Italian Meat Sauce
|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|
|Oregano leaves||1 Teaspoon|
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.
6.Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, oregano leaves and cook for 5-8 minutes at High until frothy.
7.Mix once in between.
8.Serve the sauce as food accompaniment.
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