Everyday meat sauce

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
12 ounces Rigatoni
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

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