Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I started loving this dish in grade school. I've just added my own variations to this wonderful dish, including a little Habanero!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large skillet, brown the ground sirloin for five minutes. When the meat starts to brown, add finely chopped onion, garlic, and peppers, worchestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  2. When meat is browned and other ingredients tender, mix the tomato paste and chopped tomato into these ingredients and let cook another 10 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Pour contents of skillet into large pot, pour your pasta on top, then cover all ingredients with tomato juice. Add brown sugar to taste, just enough for a slight sweet flavor.
  4. Put a lid on the pot and keep heat on medium, for 15 minutes OR until it starts to thicken, then turn down heat to low for another 5- 10 minutes.
  5. NOTE: CHECK YOUR PASTA FROM TIME TO TIME, TO MAKE SURE IT IS NOT QUITE DONE--IF IT OVERCOOKS, IT WILL BECOME GUMMY.
  6. ALSO, BY POURING THE TOMATO JUICE ONTO THE MEAT AND PASTA, THE JUICE COOKS INTO THE PASTA, MAKING IT TASTIER. I DO THIS INSTEAD OF COOKING THE PASTA IN WATER AND THEN DRAINING.
  7. SERVE WITH CRUSTY BREAD AND SALAD.

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