Pasta with Tomato Meat Sauce - 6/23/04

Pasta with Tomato Meat Sauce

1 lb of your favorite pasta shape, uncooked
8 oz lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
1/2 to 1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 cup red wine

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  2. While pasta is cooking, combine beef, onion and garlic in a large skillet; cook until meat is no longer pink. Set aside. In blender, combine remaining ingredients; process for 30 seconds. Add tomato mixture to meat; simmer about 20 minutes.

  3. When pasta is done, drain well. Add the sauce to the pasta and serve.

Servings: 4
Source: National Pasta Association