Sweet & Spicy Savory Homemade Pasta Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 252.8
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.2 mg
  • Sodium: 596.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 26.8 g

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Introduction

A sweet and spicy homemade sauce that is ready in 30 minutes, tasty and filling, a family favorite. A sweet and spicy homemade sauce that is ready in 30 minutes, tasty and filling, a family favorite.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    454 grams/1lb Extra Lean Ground Beef, Chicken, Turkey or Bison
    Can of crushed tomatoes
    Can of tomato paste
    3 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
    1 Large Onion
    1 tsp. Crushed garlic (fresh)
    2 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning (Basil, Oregano etc.)
    2.5 tsp. Splenda Brown Sugar Blend (or honey)
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    Tabasco sauce to taste (or fresh chili pepper)

Directions

Makes 8-10 servings depending on appetite :)

1) Brown beef in pot with onions and crushed garlic
2) Combine all other ingredients and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
3) Serve with your favorite whole wheat pasta and a dash of cheese.

For a lower fat version use ground bison, chicken or turkey. Also great as sauce for baked pastas!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DIVINITY83.

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