Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

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Italian Meat Sauce
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  1. Cook ground beef and next 3 ingredients, in batches, in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain well, and return to pan. Stir in pasta sauce and remaining ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes. Uncover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Classico Traditional Favorites Garden Vegetable Primavera Pasta Sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2117.7 Kcal (8866 kJ)
Calories from fat 618.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68.74g 106%
Cholesterol 843.51mg 281%
Sodium 932.4mg 39%
Potassium 5884.4mg 125%
Total Carbs 54.62g 18%
Sugars 26.06g 104%
Dietary Fiber 12.74g 51%
Protein 291.29g 583%
Vitamin C 273mg 455%
Vitamin A 5.9mg 197%
Iron 129.1mg 717%
Calcium 242.9mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 97.92 Kcal (410 kJ)
Calories from fat 28.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.18g 106%
Cholesterol 39mg 281%
Sodium 43.11mg 39%
Potassium 272.1mg 125%
Total Carbs 2.53g 18%
Sugars 1.21g 104%
Dietary Fiber 0.59g 51%
Protein 13.47g 583%
Vitamin C 12.6mg 455%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 197%
Iron 6mg 717%
Calcium 11.2mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 47.3
  • 49

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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