Classic Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories548Total Fat14 gSaturated Fat4 gSodium661 mgTotal Carbohydrate76 gDietary Fiber5 gProtein29 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 teaspoonsMedium yellow onion, diced½Garlic clove, minced1Ground beef, 90% lean1/3 poundWhole tomatoes, no salt added1 (14.5-ounce) canSalt½ teaspoonBlack pepper to tasteDried basil½ teaspoonSpaghetti6 ounces
  • Directions
  • Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the ground beef and cook until evenly browned.
  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  • Serve meat sauce over spaghetti.

  • Exchanges
    4 starches; 2 medium fat meats; 2 vegetables; 1 fat

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

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