Beef Ragu with Penne Pasta

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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

How to Make Beef Ragu with Penne Pasta

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.

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About Beef Ragu with Penne Pasta

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




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