Hearty Meat Sauce
- 3 medium onions, chopped
- 3 lbs (1.4 kg) 90% lean ground beef
- 3 garlic cloves, pressed
- 3 cans (28 oz each or 796 mL) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 3 cans (8 oz or 156 mL each) tomato sauce
- 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) sugar
Heat All-Purpose Pot over medium-high heat. Add onions, beef and pressed garlic. Cook 15-18 min or until beef is no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Drain.
Add tomatoes, tomato sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 40-45 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Place about 5 cups (1.25 L) sauce in separate freezer containers. Refrigerate up to 4 days or freeze up to 3 months.
- 15 cups (3.5 L) servings of 1 cup/250 mL
Nutrients per serving:
Calories 220, Total Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 3.5 g, Cholesterol 60 mg, Carbohydrate 13 g, Protein 20 g, Sodium 610 mg, Fiber 2 g
Use meat sauce for spaghetti sauce, sloppy joes, or stuffed bell peppers.