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Low Fat Beefy Tomato Fettuccine Freezer Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian

Equipment

  • freezer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef or simply lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 14 oz cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt

On serving day

  • 8 oz dry fettuccine cooked according to directions
  • 2 cups low fat mozzarella cheese

Instructions
 

  • Spray frying pan with non stick cooking spray and brown ground beef with onion until no pink remains and onion is softened.
  • Add tomatoes, oregano, sugar and salt to frypan and stir to combine.
  • Pour into freezer container, allow to cool, and freeze.

On serving day

  • To serve, thaw overnight in refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 350F while cooking the fettuccine noodles. Place fettuccine in the baking dish, pour thawed sauce over top and bake, uncovered, 45 minutes (you can reduce cooking time to 30 minutes if you heat the sauce on the stove top while you are cooking the noodles).
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of dish then cook for 5-10 minutes or until cheese melts and is bubbly.
Keyword low fat