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Spaghetti with Fresh Basil Meat Sauce

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 36 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup pasta and 1/2 cup meat sauce)

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 3/4 pound ground round
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, un-drained
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 255
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • protein 17.7 g
  • carbohydrate 35.5 g
  • cholesterol 30 mg
  • iron 2.7 mg
  • sodium 325 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fiber 3.7 g
  • calcium 32 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. Combine beef, onion, and garlic in a large saucepan, and cook over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well. Wipe drippings from pan with a paper towel; return meat mixture to pan.

  3. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in basil, olive oil, and salt. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve over pasta.

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