Famous Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
1 lb. uncooked pasta
1 lb. lean ground beef
1/4 cup virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and finely diced
1 rib celery, diced
1 can (28 oz.) Hunt’s® Diced Tomatoes, undrained
1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
2 TB fresh basil, chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions, about 8 minutes. Drain and keep warm
Heat oil in a medium sauce pan over medium high heat; sauté ground beef, onion, carrot and celery until tender.
Add tomatoes, mushrooms and basil; simmer over low heat 20 minutes.
Pour sauce into a blender or food processor. Pulse a few times to coarsely chop; do not over process. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Serve over hot pasta and garlic bread.
Serves: 4 to 6.
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