Chef's Choice Sauce for Pasta

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Chef's Choice Sauce for Pasta

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.

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About Chef's Choice Sauce for Pasta

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




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