South-of-the-border sauce

Prep 10 min
Plus Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes 6 cups (1.5 L)

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1 lb
small onion, finely chopped
garlic cloves, minced
700-ml jar
pasta sauce, preferably spicy
1 cup
1 tbsp
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
Tabasco sauce, optional
4 slices
crusty bread
1 cup
grated cheddar
1/2 cup


  • Lightly coat a large saucepan with oil and set over medium. Crumble beef into pan. Sprinkle with onion and garlic. Using a fork, break up and stir meat until it’s no longer pink, about 5 min. Drain off excess liquid.
  • Add sauce, salsa, oregano, cumin and Tabasco. Stirring often, bring to a boil. Then reduce heat. Cover and gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until flavours develop, about 10 min. Spoon over crusty bread. Top with cheese, sour cream and avocado.


Calories 427, Protein 24 g, Carbohydrates 23 g, Fat 27 g, Fibre 4 g,
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