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Beef Spaghetti Sauce

 Beef Spaghetti Sauce
Need to feed a group? This easy sauce requires just minutes of preparation and simmers 'til supper time. It's shared by Kimberly Rockwell of Charlotte, North Carolina.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
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    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan coated with cooking spray, cook the beef, onion
  • and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink;
  • drain. Add the mushrooms; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in the
  • remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 1-1/2 hours. Yield: 12 servings.

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Beef Spaghetti Sauce (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 163 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 516 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.