Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

Nice twist to a simple pasta dish. So easy! I can see doing this for a big crowd with a great bread, huge salad and grilled veges. I had this last night at a friend's. She thinks she got it out of a fairly recent issue of Bon Appetit, but can't verify because she hand wrote it on an envelope.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pot over high heat.
  2. Add meat and onions and saute until brown and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add cinnamon, cayenne and cloves and saute 5 minutes.
  4. Add wine, tomatoes and tomato sauce and simmer until thick.
  5. Better if it sits overnight and is rewarmed.
  6. Serve over cooked pasta.


Most Helpful

We really liked this. It was a good mix of sweet (from the cinnamon & cloves) along with a little heat from the cayenne pepper. Very tasty. I think next time, I'll try a little sweeter wine, just for our own preference. All in all, it was a very easy recipe to make and 3 out of 4 kids gave it a thumbs up (and you can add my own thumbs up to that statistic...) Thank you for sharing!

Stacky5 February 05, 2007

Sorry, I just didn't think it was anythingspecial. It reminded me of cincinnati chili because of the spices. I did appreciate the use of cayenne. But I won't be making this again.

windhorse23 August 03, 2005

I served this to my parents who were visiting and they were very impressed...can't wait to try this myself.

Mysterygirl August 19, 2003

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