Chef's Choice Sauce for Pasta

RAMONA KAHN

By
@ramonalisa373

I was raised in a Italian home and pasta was served every Sunday. I found this recipe on a Contadina can and it's better than mom's. I did tweak it a bit. Please don't tell mom.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground beef, italian sausage or ground turkey
1 1/2 c
chopped onions
2 clove
garlic
2 c
18-ounce can tomatoe paste (contadina)
1 can(s)
14.5 -ounce can whole peeled tomatoes and juice contadina
3 c
water
1/3 c
red wine or beef broth
1 1/2 tsp
dried oregano crushsed
1 1/2 tsp
dried basil crushed
1/2 tsp
salt or to taste
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 lb
cooked pasta
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
red pepper (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large saucepan, brown gound beef with onions and garlic; drain.
2
Stir in tomato paste, tomatoes and juice, water wine, oregano, basil, salt and pepper and sugar.
3
Bring to a boil; simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve over hot pasta.
4
VARIATIONS Saute vegetables in olive oil and add to the sauce. It also can be cooked in a crock pot for 4 hours on high. I like it better in the crock pot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian