Yield: 4 Servings
|2 tablespoons||Olive oil|
|1 large||Onion; chopped|
|1 \N||Dried chill pepper (optional); up to|
|2 \N||Cloves garlic; finely chopped|
|¾ pounds||Ground beef or: turkey|
|4 cups||Diced tomatoes; drained or: 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes|
|2 tablespoons||Tomato paste|
|2 teaspoons||Salt; (or 1/2 teaspoon if using canned tomatoes)|
|½ teaspoon||Black pepper|
|1 tablespoon||Chopped parsley|
1.Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over high heat. Add onion; cook until browned, 2 minutes. Add chili pepper if using, garlic and meat; cook, breaking up meat, until it loses its raw look, about 3 minutes.
3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt and pepper; bring to boiling. Lower heat; simmer 5 minutes. Adjust salt and pepper if necessary. Stir in parsley. Remove chili pepper.
4. Drain pasta; toss with sauce.
Nutrient Value Per Serving: 599 calories, 19 g fat (5 g saturated), 29 g protein, 77 g carbohydrate, 1,086 mg sodium, 57 mg cholesterol.
Recipe by: Family Circle Magazine Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #933 by "Nitro_II " <Nitro_II@...> on Nov 29, 97