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Tomato Meat Sauce

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  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef chuck 1⁄2 Pound
  Pork shoulder 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned tomatoes with liquid 7 Cup (112 tbs), sieved
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)

Heat the olive oil in a saucepot.
Add onion and cook until lightly browned.
Put the meat into saucepot and brown on all sides.
Stir in tomatoes and salt.
Add bay leaf.
Cover; simmer about 2 1/2 hours.
Mix tomato paste into sauce.
Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 2 hours, or until thickened.
If sauce becomes too thick, add 1/2 cup water.
Remove meat and bay leaf from sauce.
Serve sauce over cooked spaghetti

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2196 Calories from Fat 1148

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.1%

Saturated Fat 34.7 g173.5%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 290.3 mg96.8%

Sodium 8607.4 mg358.6%

Total Carbohydrates 170 g56.6%

Dietary Fiber 42.3 g169.3%

Sugars 24.1 g

Protein 121 g241.1%

Vitamin A 301.7% Vitamin C 345%

Calcium 77% Iron 196.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tomato Meat Sauce Recipe