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Sweet Garlic Tomato Beef Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Sweet Garlic Tomato Beef Pasta

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"INEXPENSIVE, EASY and DE-LICIOUS!!! My aunt made this for us when we were growing up and now I make it for my family. The hint of sweetness makes it a kids favorite."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, mix the beef, onion, and, garlic, and cook until beef is evenly brown.
  3. In a blender or food processor, liquefy the tomatoes. Pour into the skillet with the beef. Mix in beef bouillon, sugar, garlic salt, and pepper. Cover, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bouillon has dissolved. Stir in the pasta until evenly coated with the sauce to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 25, 2007

We used petite diced tomatoes & left them as is. We omitted the salt, used extra minced garlic (3 cloves – total) & veg. stock instead of bullion cubes. We added close to 1T Italian seasoning, about 6 oz. fresh mushrooms (personal preference) & a couple shakes of LA Gold (hot sauce). This is a great week-night “quick fix” dinner.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 26, 2006

We did not care for this at all. Not even doctored up with spices. Sorry.


33 Ratings

Apr 30, 2008

Don't use 3 beef stock cubes if making this in the Uk or Ireland - just use 1/2 a knorr stock cube. They're much smaller in the states.

Aug 04, 2009

This is such a delicious recipe. I only make 2 small changes. First, I use small pasta shells instead of the larger. Second, I use a spicy ground sausage instead of ground beef, it gives the recipe a nice sweet and spicy taste. Excellent recipe!!

Jun 16, 2009

This was a great Monday night dinner! I thought it was really tasty- had a sweet, tangy flavor that was SO comforting! I did add 2 more cloves of garlic but and cut back onthe sugar a bit. So good- kids LOVED it.

Dec 04, 2011

Really simple, and tasty. I really liked this and got compliments on it.

Jun 11, 2008

This was super simple, and tasty too! I like my sauce thick so I used 30 oz. crushed tomatoes (which I didn't grind) and 16 oz. tom. paste. I also cut down on the bullion and added more garlic. The kids loved this!

Jul 22, 2006

Very easy to make, and my three year old just loved it! It might be good with some mushrooms added.


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  • Calories
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 926 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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