Meatballs with Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

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Here's an easy Meatball with Spaghetti Sauce recipe - perfect with whole wheat pasta or steamed cabbage, if you're laying low from the carbs!

Here is a delicious, low-carb recipe perfect for Cycle 2 or 3 of the 17 Day Diet, depending on if you plan on using pasta or spaghetti squash instead! Remember, if you’re on Cycle 2, make sure you have this for lunch if you’re going to eat it with a natural starchy veggie as the 17 Day Diet allows natural starches before 2pm.

Meatballs with Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients

1 pound of 7% fat Ground Sirloin
2 cups of chopped fresh tomatoes
1 15 oz can of Tomato Sauce
1-2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning (season to taste)
1/8 cup of Organic Beef Broth
Garlic Powder to taste
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 tsp olive oil
Fresh herbs (for garnish) (optional)
Parmesan, sprinkle

Directions

Add approximately 1 tbsp of Italian Seasoning, Salt, Pepper, and garlic powder to ground sirloin.  Mix together and make 1 oz meatballs.

Brown meatballs in oil until brown on all sides.  Remove meatballs and place on paper towel to allow fat to drain.  Add tomatoes to same pan and simmer for a few minutes until soft.

Add Tomato Sauce and beef broth to tomatoes in pan.  Add remaining Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic powder (season to taste).  Simmer for approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Use thickening agent if needed (corn starch and water).

Serve meatballs and sauce over steamed cabbage or whole wheat pasta if you’re on Cycle 3.

Makes approximately 3-4 servings.

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