Healthy Eating

1 onion, chopped
1 carrot chopped or shredded
1 green pepper, chopped
1 pound ground meat (turkey, chicken or beef)
14.5 ounce can crushed tomatoes
8 ounce can of mushrooms, drained or ½ pound chopped fresh mushrooms
8 ounce can of tomato sauce
¼ cup barbecue sauce
6 whole wheat buns split in half to make 12 or whole wheat English Muffins

  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap.
  2. Sauté onions, carrots, green pepper and ground meat in a 2 to 3 quart saucepan over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, mushroom and barbecue sauce.
  4. Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally.
  5. Toast buns if desired.  Spoon sauce over bun halves.  Serve open-faced.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Makes 12 servings, Serving Size ½ bun.
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Nutrition Information:
Per Serving

Calories, 122; carbohydrate, 23 g; protein, 6 g; total fat, 1 g; saturated fat, 0 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 0 mg; fiber, 5 g; sodium, 321 mg; calcium, 72 mg; folate, 14 mcg; iron, 2 mg; percent calories from fat, 11%.