Home Made Meat Sauce with Pasta

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Hearty and savory, this home-made meat sauce is the ultimate comfort food on a cold winter evening!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

 3-28 oz. Cans Diced Tomatoes (or Tomato Puree, your choice).
 1-6 oz. Can Tomato Paste
 2 Pounds Lean Ground Beef (90/10). (ground turkey or chicken can be substituted).
 2/3 Cup Chopped Green Pepper
 5 Cloves Fresh Garlic, finely diced
 1/2 Sweet Onion, Chopped
 1/2 Cup Dry Red Wine
 2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
 1/4 Cup Dried Oregano
 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
 1/4 Cup Romano Cheese

1

In a large pot, saute meat over medium high heat until no longer pink. Add diced garlic and onion.

2
3

Stir and cook for about 5-7 minutes longer. Add green pepper, cook and stir until meat is nicely browned.

4
5

Drain fat from meat and return to pot. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, garlic powder, oregano, pepper and Romano cheese.

6
7

Stir well with wooden spoon. Cover and lower heat to simmer. Let simmer for about 45 minutes to one hour, stirring occasionally. Serve with pasta, soft Italian bread and a green salad.

Ingredients

 3-28 oz. Cans Diced Tomatoes (or Tomato Puree, your choice).
 1-6 oz. Can Tomato Paste
 2 Pounds Lean Ground Beef (90/10). (ground turkey or chicken can be substituted).
 2/3 Cup Chopped Green Pepper
 5 Cloves Fresh Garlic, finely diced
 1/2 Sweet Onion, Chopped
 1/2 Cup Dry Red Wine
 2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
 1/4 Cup Dried Oregano
 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
 1/4 Cup Romano Cheese

Directions

1

In a large pot, saute meat over medium high heat until no longer pink. Add diced garlic and onion.

2
3

Stir and cook for about 5-7 minutes longer. Add green pepper, cook and stir until meat is nicely browned.

4
5

Drain fat from meat and return to pot. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, garlic powder, oregano, pepper and Romano cheese.

6
7

Stir well with wooden spoon. Cover and lower heat to simmer. Let simmer for about 45 minutes to one hour, stirring occasionally. Serve with pasta, soft Italian bread and a green salad.

Home Made Meat Sauce with Pasta