Beef Ragu with Penne Pasta

Tammy Raynes

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@Tammy_Raynes

I have substituted other pasta in this meal for the penne. Macaroni works good or spiral pasta.

This quick little meal has got me through when I didn't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. Serve with garlic french bread and a green salad and you're ready to go.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

4 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 large
onion, chopped
2 lb
ground beef
2 can(s)
(28-ozs each) crushed tomatoes
1 tsp
salt
1 pkg
(16-oz) penne pasta
1/4 c
finely grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place onion in a 5 quart slow cooker. Crumble ground beef over onion, and add tomatoes. Cover and cook for 4 hours on HIGH. Break up any large pieces of beef with a wooden spoon. Add salt. Remove half of sauce, and reserve for another use; keep remaining sauce warm in slow cooker.
2
Cook pasta, stirring often. Drain and transfer to 4 shallow bowls. Spoon meat sauce over each portion of pasta. Serve with Parmesan cheese, basil, and freshly ground pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southern