Wednesday, September 18, 2013
BASIC TOMATO SAUCE - DIABETIC FROM JEAN
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 lb extra lean ground beef
1 (12 ounce ) can tomato paste (or home made)
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes (or fresh)
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups beef broth
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black group pepper
In a sauce pan add olive oil, over medium-high, heat brown ground beef.
Add tomato paste, water and broth, stir until tomato past is fully blended with water and broth.
Add the remaining ingredients, garlic, herbs and spices.
Simmer tomato sauce for 1 hour.
meatballs instead of ground meat
vegetables (peppers, onions, mushrooms)
ground turkey meatballs or pieces of turkey or chicken
Serving Size 3/4 cup
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 410mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Jean and I got talking about having one Wednesday of diabetic recipes a month. How does that sound? The other three weeks will have other recipes.