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Maria’s Best Pasta Sauce

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1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef or lean ground pork
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) dried Italian herb seasoning
1/4 tsp (1 mL) hot pepper flakes
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup (250 mL) 10 % cream or 18 % cream
2 cups (500 mL) canned crushed tomatoes

Yields: 4 to 6 servings

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  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 5 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings

Add this great tasting meat and tomato sauce to your dinnertime repertoire. Toss it with spaghetti or other pasta, use it in lasagna, or as a base for other dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie, Sloppy Joes or Chili. The cream smoothes out the flavour and creates a luscious sauce.

  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 5 mins
  • Cooking Time 20 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings

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Ingredients

1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef or 
lean ground pork
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) dried Italian herb seasoning
1/4 tsp (1 mL) hot pepper flakes
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup (250 mL) 10 % cream or 
18 % cream
2 cups (500 mL) canned crushed tomatoes

Preparation

In a deep pot over high heat, brown ground beef, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, hot pepper flakes, breaking up beef with a spoon, for about 8 min or until beef is no longer pink. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Pour in cream and boil, stirring, for 3 min or until about half is absorbed. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil; reduce heat and boil gently, stirring often, for about 5 min until flavours are blended and sauce is thickened. Addsalt and pepper to taste.

Tips

Double or triple this recipe to have on hand for quick meals. Spoon sauce into smaller containers, let cool and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

If you have any extra canned crushed tomatoes, measure the amount and transfer to an airtight container. Mark the amount on the lid and freeze for another use.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 232 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 13 g
Fibre: 1.4 g
Sodium: 286 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 9 % / 94 mg
Vitamin B12: 99 %
Zinc: 49 %
Iron: 23 %
Niacin: 21 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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