Healthy Recipes

Classic Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
dashed separator
Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
Medium yellow onion, diced ½
Garlic clove, minced 1
Ground beef, 90% lean 1/3 pound
Whole tomatoes, no salt added 1 (14.5-ounce) can
Salt ½ teaspoon
Black pepper to taste
Dried basil ½ teaspoon
Spaghetti 6 ounces


Directions
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook until evenly browned.
  3. 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.
  4. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  5. 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.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 548
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 661 mg
Total Carbohydrate 76 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 29 g
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals



April 2015

A systematic review found that participants given chewing gum after abdominal surgery may have a faster return to normal for their digestive system. Unfortunately, the quality of trials is low and more research will need to be done before this simple solution is confirmed.

dot separator
previous editions

Early Peanut Consumption Associated with Lower Risk of Peanut Allergy in High Risk Children
March 2015

Breastfeeding May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Obesity
February 2015

Tonsillectomy May Reduce Number of Sore Throat Days in Children
February 2015

dashed separator

Advertisement

Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

DiggDeliciousNewsvineRedditStumbleTechnoratiFacebook