Try this perfect pasta sauce. Ground Beef and tomatoes come together for a classic Italian meat sauce for pasta. Try with our Italian-Style Beef Sausage recipe as well.
Heat stockpot over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, onion and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
Stir in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato paste and crushed red pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes to develop flavors, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in basil, if desired.
Serve sauce over pasta; garnish with basil and Parmesan, if desired.
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Nutrition information per serving: 290 Calories; 72 Calories from fat; 8g Total Fat (3.5 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Trans Fat; 0.4 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 3.3 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 84 mg Cholesterol; 700 mg Sodium; 25 g Total Carbohydrate; 3 g Dietary Fiber; 31 g Protein; 5 mg Iron; 1172 mg Potassium; 1.7 mg NE Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.8 mg Zinc; 23.6 mcg Selenium; 112.5 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, and Niacin.
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