Paleo Pumpkin Meat Sauce Ragu

  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    A rich sauce made with lean beef, ground bison, and ground pork---spiced with pumpkin puree, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tbs olive oil
    • 1 cup diced onions (1 onion)
    • 1 cup diced carrots (2 carrots)
    • 2 Tbs diced garlic (5-6 cloves)
    • a pinch of red pepper flakes
    • 1 pound lean ground beef
    • ½ pound ground bison
    • ½ pound ground pork
    • 1 tsp dried rosemary
    • 2 ½ tsp dried basil , divided
    • 2 ½ tsp dried oregano , divided
    • 1 tsp dried thyme
    • 2 tsp salt , divided
    • 1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper , divided
    • 4 Tbs tomato paste
    • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
    • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
    • ¼ tsp ground cloves
    • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    • ½ tsp ground ginger
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (Pomi is my fav)
    • 3 cups strained tomatoes (Pomi)
    • ½ cup water
    • 1 Tbs honey

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 621 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 41 g 63.15%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 71.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 138 mg 45.92%
    • Sodium: 1258 mg 52.43%
    • Calcium: 150 mg 15.02%
    • Potassium: 886 mg 25.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.6%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.95%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 39 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 130.66%
    • Vitamin C 35.37%
    • Vitamin D 3.97%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • 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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