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Spaghetti Recipes

Veggie-Beef Italian Spaghetti Sauce

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
25 minutes
Total Time
45 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 cups mushrooms sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes (with basil, garlic and oregano) undrained
  • 2 8 oz. cans tomato sauce no-salt-added (optional)
  • 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup puréed zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • pepper
  • 4 ounces fresh basil (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in medium skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until beef is browned and cooked through, stirring occasionally and breaking into crumbles. Drain; set aside.
  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onion; cook 10 minutes or until translucent, stirring occasionally. Stir in mushrooms and bell pepper; cook about 5 minutes or until fork-tender. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, pumpkin, zucchini, sugar, ground beef, salt, and pepper, as desired; stir until combined. Reduce heat; simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl; set aside.
  4. Top pasta with beef mixture. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

480 Calories

70g Carbohydrates

0g Saturated Fat

590mg Sodium

12g Fat

27g Protein

45mg Cholesterol

10g Dietary Fiber

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