Rating: 4 stars
19 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 5 star values: 7

For picky eaters, try serving this easy meat sauce over whimsically shaped pasta, like bow ties, rotini, or wagon wheels.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2011

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John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • While pasta cooks, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion, garlic, oregano, and salt; cook 5 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in tomato paste; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 3 minutes or until thickened. Serve over pasta; top with cheese and parsley.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 20.7g; carbohydrates 43.6g; fiber 3.3g; cholesterol 68mg; iron 3.4mg; sodium 530mg; calcium 66mg.
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