• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Mike Ugliarolo of Scarsdale, New York sends us this family-friendly dinner -- pasta and meat sauce -- with sauteed eggplant, pepper, onion, and zucchini.

    Ingredients

    • 8 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 large eggplant (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
    • 1 green bell pepper (ribs and seeds removed), finely chopped
    • 1 zucchini (about 8 ounces), quartered lengthwise, sliced 1/4-inch-thick crosswise
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 pound ground beef chuck
    • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    • 1 pound rigatoni or other short tubular pasta
    • Parmesan cheese, shaved (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 228 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 25.33%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 30 mg 10%
    • Sodium: 220 mg 9.18%
    • Calcium: 46 mg 4.63%
    • Potassium: 402 mg 11.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.41%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 6.91%
    • Vitamin C 48.63%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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