You are here

Basic Meat Sauce

Microwaverina's picture
  Vegetable oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 Large, skinned and finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and crushed
  Streaky bacon 4 Ounce, rinded and chopped (100 Grams)
  Minced beef 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce (397 Grams / 1 Can)
  Mushrooms 4 Ounce, sliced (100 Grams)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Dried mixed herbs 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch

1. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof glass bowl on HIGH for 30-60 seconds.
2. Stir in the onion, garlic and bacon, cover and cook on HIGH for 5-7 minutes or until the onion is soft.
3. Break up the meat and stir in. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2-3 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Drain off any excess fat.
4. Add the tomatoes with their juice and roughly break up, then add the remaining ingredients to the meat mixture.
5. Cover and cook on HIGH for a further 15-20 minutes or until cooked, stirring after 10 minutes if there is no turn-table.

Recipe Summary


Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4 (17 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1730 Calories from Fat 995

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g171.3%

Saturated Fat 42.7 g213.3%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 361.3 mg120.4%

Sodium 2795.3 mg116.5%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.5%

Sugars 17.6 g

Protein 119 g237.4%

Vitamin A 58.8% Vitamin C 112.3%

Calcium 28.6% Iron 90.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Meat Sauce Recipe