• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    This kid's classic and favorite leaves time for the family to enjoy summer evenings together. The recipe for the flavorful meat sauce can easily be doubled. Feel free to make a big batch of it over the weekend, then freeze it in smaller portions for busy weeknights.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, diced small (2 cups)
    • 1 large celery stalk, diced small (1/2 cup)
    • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced small (1/2 cup)
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
    • 3 tablespoons dark-brown sugar
    • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 cups prepared tomato sauce
    • 1 cup homemade beef or chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth
    • 2 teaspoons hot-pepper sauce (optional)
    • 4 hamburger buns, split

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 428 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.37%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 90 mg 30%
    • Sodium: 1133 mg 47.19%
    • Calcium: 101 mg 10.14%
    • Potassium: 589 mg 16.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.68%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 43 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.41%
    • Vitamin C 43.73%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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