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easy skillet pasta & meat sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is a really quick, easy and delicious week night meal.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy skillet pasta & meat sauce

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 can
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can
    24 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can
    (14.5 oz.) beef broth
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1
    (12 oz.) box shell noodles or macaroni noodles
  • grated parmesan cheese (optional)
  • fresh chopped parsley (optional)

How To Make easy skillet pasta & meat sauce

  • 1
    In a deep skillet, brown ground beef with onion, garlic and mushroom; Drain off grease and return meat mixture to pan.
  • 2
    Add pasta, tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, beef broth, water, salt & pepper, and Italian seasoning. Give a quick stir just to combine.
  • 3
    Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or so, over low heat, stirring occasionally until liquid is absorbed and pasta is fully cooked. Add water 1/2 cup at a time, if necessary to continue cooking pasta.
  • 4
    Serve in pasta bowls with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley.