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Pizza Spaghetti Recipe

Pizza Spaghetti Recipe

This recipe came to me when I saw someone dip a slice of pizza into a pasta dish. My wife and kids love it and so do my friends! —Robert Smith, Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 4 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 9 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the beef, sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Stir in the tomato sauce, pepperoni, sugar, parsley and basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  • 3. Drain spaghetti; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 369 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat.