Basic Meat Sauce

READY IN: 45mins
Top Review by glitter

This is a nice basic sauce for a variety of pastas. My first step however, was to brown the meat and drain any grease before I did the rest. Being that I cook alot of Italian food I added a combination of Italian spices to this and it was great. I even wrote this down for my son who just got his own place and first stove because I think it will be easy for him. Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet.
  2. Add onion; cook until softened, 4 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms; cook until liquid evaporates, 5 minutes.
  4. Add beef; cook, breaking up clumps, until browned.
  5. Add wine; cook until wine evaporates.
  6. Add tomatoes with their liquid, water, salt and pepper; simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes.
  7. Toss with cooked pasta of choice and serve.
  8. Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese at the table.

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