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Spaghetti With Quick Meat Sauce

Spaghetti With Quick Meat Sauce
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  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high. Add the beef, salt, and pepper and cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce slightly thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in the parsley.
  5. Serve the pasta with the sauce and sprinkle with the Parmesan.
By April, 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 647Calories From Fat 25%
  • Fat 18g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 56mg
  • Sodium 826mg
  • Protein 36g
  • Carbohydrate 86g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Calcium 224mg
  • Sugar 4g
  • Iron 8mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Give this crowd-pleasing dish a healthy spin by replacing the beef with leaner ground turkey and the white-flour spaghetti with a whole-grain variety.

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