Maria's Best Pasta Sauce

Maria's Best Pasta Sauce

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"Add this great tasting meat and tomato sauce to your dinnertime repertoire. Toss it with spaghetti or other pasta, use it in lasagna, or as a base for other dishes such as Shepherd's Pie, Sloppy Joes or Chili. The cream smoothes out the flavour and creates a luscious sauce."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 221 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 15.7 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a deep pot over high heat, brown ground beef, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, hot pepper flakes and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper, breaking up beef with a spoon, for about 8 min or until beef is no longer pink.
  2. Pour in cream and boil, stirring, for 3 min or until about half is absorbed. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil; reduce heat and boil gently, stirring often, for about 5 min until flavours are blended and sauce is thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • Double or triple this recipe to have on hand for quick meals. Spoon sauce into smaller containers, let cool and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • If you have any extra canned crushed tomatoes, measure the amount and transfer to an airtight container. Mark the amount on the lid and freeze for another use.

Reviews

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Tried the recipe and was so disappointed. Nothing to jump to the ceiling really, will not do again! :-(

Quick, easy and most important my grandchildren "love love love it" yes it got three loves from them! !

I thought it was a really good basic recipe but made some adjustments that really boosted the flavor. I used fire roasted diced tomatoes instead of regular ones. Also instead of the cream, I use...