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Meat Sauce For Spaghetti

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Ingredients
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned tomatoes 38 Ounce (4 2/3 Cups, Two 1 Pound, 3 Ounce Cans)
  Tomato puree 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Basil leaves 2 (Fresh Or Dried)
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crumbled dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In large saucepan saute onions and garlic in hot oil until golden.
Add beef and pork and cook until lightly browned but still red inside, stirring to break up meat.
Add tomatoes and puree; bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Makes enough sauce for 1 pound spaghetti, cooked, or for 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 160

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.4 mg13.5%

Sodium 956.4 mg39.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 13 g26.3%

Vitamin A 26.7% Vitamin C 61.5%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 20.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Meat Sauce For Spaghetti Recipe