Anthem Runner Recipes - Easy Pasta Sauce - Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

Anthem Runner Recipes – Easy Pasta Sauce

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield knows that runners are a hungry lot, needing tons of protein and healthy carbs to fuel their runs.  They have shared a few of their favorite recipes to help you go the distance at the Anthem Star 10k!

For the meat eaters start with…

2 Tbls. olive oil – put in pot

3 lbs. of lean hamburger or turkey burger (Don’t go less than 20/80 fat content though if you want it to taste good!)

2 Tbls. oregano

1 Tbls. garlic salt

Pinch of baking soda

Pinch of salt

Cook meat and spices until brown and drain off fat

Add Ingredients:

5 cans (15 oz. each) of Hunts tomato sauce

1 large can (28 oz.) of tomatoes (drained)

1 small can of tomato paste (6 oz.)

2 large yellow onions diced

1 green pepper diced

4 bay leaves

2 Tbls. sugar

½  to 1 Tbls. dried red peppers (depending on how hot you like  it)

1 can sliced mushrooms (drained)

Instructions:

Bring to boil and stir every half an hour.  Simmer approximately 3 hours longer.  Remove bay leaves before serving.  Serve over Vermicelli and serve with garlic bread.

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