Spaghetti - Just Plain Spaghetti

From Christine Woods, Director of Food Services, Downey Unified School District

Invite all your relatives and friends to enjoy this tomato-good spaghetti.

  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated onion flakes
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 (8 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 ounces uncooked spaghetti

Brown meat in heavy skillet over medium heat; drain. Add onion flakes, tomato paste, and tomatoes; stir in seasonings. Bring to boil; simmer 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain and add to sauce. Stir and simmer 20 minutes, until hot clear through. Transfer to serving bowl.

Serves 4 (2/3 cup each)

Nutrition facts per serving: 270 cal (35% cal. from fat), 11g total fat (4g sat fat, 4g mono, <1g poly), 40mg chol., 370mg sodium, 26g carbo., 3g fiber, 18g pro. Daily Values: 30% vit. A, 50% vit. C, 8% calcium, 20% iron, 18% potassium.