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First Classic Pasta Sauce

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

MAKING
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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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