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Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix

Part of Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes

Originally prepared by Nellie Hedstrom, Extension nutrition specialist
Revised and updated by Statewide Nutrition and Physical Activity Educator Kate Yerxa

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Saving Money With Homemade Convenience Mixes provides recipes for master convenience mixes that you can make and keep on hand. These mixes are healthier and less expensive than the packaged convenience mixes you buy in the store, and allow you to control the amount of fat, sodium, sugar and additives in your foods without sacrificing the convenience of a mix. There are 15 master convenience mixes, each with recipes you can make from the mix:

  1. All-Purpose Convenience Mix
  2. Whole Wheat Convenience Mix
  3. Corn Bread Convenience Mix
  4. Rolled Oats Convenience Mix
  5. Hot Cocoa Convenience Mix
  6. Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix
  7. Convenience Taco Seasoning Mix
  8. Convenience Chili Seasoning Mix
  9. Convenience Meat Loaf or Meatball Seasoning Mix
  10. Convenience Seasoning Mixes For Rice
  11. Convenience Seasoned Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  12. Convenience Seasoned Cornmeal Coating Mix for Meat, Fish, and Poultry
  13. Convenience Salt-Free Seasoning Mix
  14. Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing Mix
  15. High-Fiber Convenience Snack Mix

Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix

Makes 8 servings or 2 1/4 cups mix

1/2 cup instant minced onion1/2 cup parsley flakes
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder

Combine all ingredients. Store in a jar and cover tightly. The above recipe makes 8 servings of mix. Measure out 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon mix for each serving. (Option: store in packets.)

Convenience Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Spaghetti Sauce Food Recipe Nutrition Facts

Spaghetti

Makes 4 servings

1 lb lean hamburger
1 6-oz can tomato paste
2 cups water
1 serving Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix

Brown hamburger and drain fat. Stir together tomato paste, water, and Seasoning Mix. Add sauce to hamburger. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.

Spaghetti Sauce Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]

Spaghetti Sauce - Alternative Food Recipe Nutrition FactsAlternative:

Use one 6-oz can tomato paste, 1 cup stewed tomatoes, 1 cup water, and 1 serving Seasoning Mix.

Spaghetti Sauce — Alternative Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


Sloppy Joes Food Recipe Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts includes 1 serving of Sloppy Joes and 1 hamburger roll.

Sloppy Joes

Makes 6 servings

1 lb lean hamburger
1 6-oz can tomato paste
1 1/4 cups water
1 serving Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix

Brown hamburger and drain fat. Stir together tomato paste, water, and Seasoning Mix. Add sauce to meat. Cover and simmer 20 minutes. Serve on hamburger buns.

Sloppy Joes Food Recipe Nutrition Facts [Word]


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