• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 large egg
    • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
    • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3/4 lb 85 or 90% lean ground beef
    • 1/2 lb sweet or hot Italian sausage, removed from the casings
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
    • 1/3 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
    • 2 large carrots, diced
    • 2 stalks celery, diced
    • 6 cups high-quality chicken broth, such as Swanson (do not use low-sodium)
    • 2 cups high-quality beef broth, such as Swanson (do not use low-sodium)
    • 2 cups water
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine (optional)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper (okay to use black pepper)
    • 1 cup small pasta such as dittalini
    • 4 oz fresh spinach, stems trimmed and roughly chopped (once prepped, you should have about 3 packed cups)
    • Parmigiano Reggiano, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 333 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 22.74%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 69 mg 23.12%
    • Sodium: 1618 mg 67.43%
    • Calcium: 121 mg 12.12%
    • Potassium: 190 mg 5.44%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.49%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 206.23%
    • Vitamin C 90.43%
    • Vitamin D 1.54%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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