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First Classic Pasta Sauce

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  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned whole peeled tomatoes 28 Ounce, cut up (1 Can, Undrianed Or 3 1/2 Cups)
  Canned tomato paste 12 Ounce (1 Can Or 1 1/3 Cups)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dry pasta 1 Pound, cooked, drained and kept warm
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) Use a large saucepan, to brown ground beef with onion and garlic over medium-high heat.
2) Discard drippings and add tomatoes and juice, tomato paste, water, mushrooms, bay leaf, salt, oregano, basil and pepper.
3) Bring the mixture to a boil.
4) Reduce heat to low and simmer the mixture without putting any cover for 30 minutes, by occasional stirring.
5) Discard bay leaf.

6) Place the hot cooked pasta over the platter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 807 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.9%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g31.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.7 mg26.2%

Sodium 1240.6 mg51.7%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.8%

Dietary Fiber 11 g43.8%

Sugars 21.6 g

Protein 50 g99.6%

Vitamin A 55.2% Vitamin C 63.9%

Calcium 31.7% Iron 43.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

First Classic Pasta Sauce Recipe