Versatile Tomato Sauce

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This delicious tomato and meat sauce can be used for spaghetti or lasagna. The pepperoni gives this sauce an extra kick.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 2 (29 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes

  • ½ pound pepperoni sausage, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can mushrooms, drained and chopped

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning

Directions

  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute onions and garlic until caramelized; set aside.

  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef until almost browned. Add onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.

  3. In a large pot over medium heat, combine tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes; bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer sauce for 15 minutes.

  4. Stir pepperoni, ground beef mixture and green peppers into sauce; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

  5. Stir in mushrooms, garlic salt, salt, ground black pepper, onion powder, oregano and Italian seasoning. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

549 Calories
40g Fat
23g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 549
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 2509mg 109%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 43mg 213%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 1440mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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