Beef Ragu with Penne 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.
1 largeonion, chopped
2 lbground beef
2 can(s)(28-ozs each) crushed tomatoes
1 pkg(16-oz) penne pasta
1/4 cfinely grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbspchopped fresh basil
·freshly ground black pepper to taste
How to Make Beef Ragu with Penne Pasta
- 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.
- 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.