• Classic Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 548
    Total Fat 14 g
    Saturated Fat 4 g
    Sodium 661 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 76 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Protein 29 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Medium yellow onion, diced ½
    Garlic clove, minced 1
    Ground beef, 90% lean 1/3 pound
    Whole tomatoes, no salt added 1 (14.5-ounce) can
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Black pepper to taste
    Dried basil ½ teaspoon
    Spaghetti 6 ounces
    Directions
    1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
    2. Add the ground beef and cook until evenly browned.
    3. Add the tomatoes and salt. Crush the tomatoes with a fork. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for about 15 minutes. Season with the dried basil and pepper to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
    5. Serve meat sauce over spaghetti.

    Exchanges4 starches; 2 medium fat meats; 2 vegetables; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Veggie SaladTop sliced romaine lettuce with your favorite salad veggies and dressing.


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