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Ground Meat Base

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  Corn oil 4 Tablespoon
  Ripe tomatoes 6 Large, chopped
  Ground turkey 2 Pound
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Canned tomato paste 12 Ounce (No Salt)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) (Minced Or Put Through Press)

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan and saut6 turkey in it until pink color is gone, stirring to break up pieces.
Remove turkey and set to one side.
Add remaining oil and saute onion and garlic in it until onion is limp.
Stir in tomatoes and tomato paste and mix well.
Divide mixture in half.
With one half make Meat Sauce; with the other half make Picadillo
NOTE TO COOK: Turkey is used instead of ground beef because it has much less fat and fewer calories and once all the other ingredients are mixed in it is difficult to tell whether meat is turkey or beef.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2637 Calories from Fat 1244

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g214.5%

Saturated Fat 26.2 g130.8%

Trans Fat 2.7 g

Cholesterol 716.7 mg238.9%

Sodium 1269.1 mg52.9%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.3%

Dietary Fiber 38.1 g152.3%

Sugars 96.8 g

Protein 191 g381.7%

Vitamin A 286.9% Vitamin C 442.7%

Calcium 52.9% Iron 144.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ground Meat Base Recipe