Week 38


This week on the menu we have Spaghetti with Slow Cooker Meat Sauce and Lemon-Parmesan Romaine Salad. Although this meal requires a longer cook time, it is sure to be a crowd pleaser and family favorite!🍝
PREP TIME: 20 min
COOK TIME: 6 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME: 6 hr 30 min

INGREDIENTS:

MAIN DISH:
• 1 lb ground sirloin
• 1 cup chopped onion
• 2 cloves garlic, chopped
• 2 (14.5-oz) cans diced tomatoes w/ basil, garlic, & oregano
• 1 (24-oz) jar marinara sauce
• 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
• 1 (13.25-oz) pkg whole-grain spaghetti

SIDE DISH:
• 2 Tbsp olive oil
• 1 ½ Tbsp fresh lemon juice
• ¼ tsp salt
• ¼ tsp pepper 1 (10-oz) pkg chopped romaine lettuce
• ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

MAIN DISH: Cook beef, onion, and garlic in a large
nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 8 to 10
minutes or until beef is browned and crumbly.
Drain beef mixture, and transfer to a 5- or 6-
quart slow cooker. Stir in tomatoes,
marinara sauce, and Italian seasoning. Cover
and cook on LOW 6 to 7 hours. Cook spaghetti
according to package directions. Serve meat
sauce over spaghetti.

SIDE DISH: Whisk together oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add lettuce, and toss. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

NUTRITION AT A GLANCE:
Makes 6 servings.
MAIN DISH-
Per serving: 420 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 29 g protein, 66 g carbohydrates, 9 g fiber, 800 mg sodium
SIDE DISH-
Per serving: 60 calories, 6 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 2 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 150 mg sodium