PENNE PASTA WITH MEAT SAUCE

Ellen Bales

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An easy and quick dinner using ground beef, or you could use Italian sausage to change it up a bit. This is a hearty meal, sure to please everyone in the family.
Recipe & photo: recipe.com


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
penne pasta
1 lb
ground chuck
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 can(s)
(14 oz.) italian-style tomatoes, undrained
1 can(s)
(6 oz.) italian-style tomato paste
1/4 c
tomato juice
1/2 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
dried oregano, crushed
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. Return to hot pan and cover to keep warm.
2
In a very large skillet, cook ground chuck and onion until meat is brown. Drain off fat.
3
In a blender or food processor, combine the undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato juice, sugar, oregano and pepper. Cover and blend until smooth.
4
Stir tomato mixture into meat mixture in skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
5
Stir in cooked, drained pasta. Cover and heat through. Sprinkle individual servings with mozzarella cheese.

About this Recipe

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