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    Quick and Easy Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    canarygirl's Note:

    Magnifico! Classic spaghetti with meat sauce ready in about 45 minutes! MMMMMMMM

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat olive oil in a shallow soup pot.
    2. 2
      Sauteé garlic until golden, then add onions and peppers.
    3. 3
      Sauteé until onions are starting to become translucent, then add beef, and season with salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Brown until cooked through (about 10-15 minutes).
    5. 5
      Drain grease.
    6. 6
      Add wine (if using) and allow to cook for a couple of minutes.
    7. 7
      Add tomato sauce, tomatoes, boullion cube, parsley, oregano, thyme and basil, salt and pepper and sugar.
    8. 8
      Stir to combine and bring to a boil.
    9. 9
      Boil for about 1 minute then reduce heat to med-low and simmer 20 minutes.
    10. 10
      Serve over spaghetti, top with parmesan cheese and serve with crusty french bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 24, 2002

      35

      This is a very nice sauce and was very easy to prepare, as well as very quick. The directions were very clear and accurate. The taste was good, but didn't quite suit our tastes. I felt the peppers and the thyme were very pronounced, and even though I love those two ingredients, they overwhelmed the sauce for me. This, unfortunately didn't go over as well with my family as I had hoped.

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    • on November 15, 2002

      45

      This was a quick and easy dinner. We liked it a lot and will make it again.

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    • on May 16, 2011

      55

      This is a really good sauce. I used red and green bell peppers, left out the bouillon cube because of some other reviews and the saltiness, used dried parsley, fresh basil and didn't have any dark wine so I used White Zin. It was thick and the flavor was very good. I will definitely make this again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick and Easy Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (457 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 808.8
     
    Calories from Fat 206
    25%
    Total Fat 22.9 g
    35%
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 77.1 mg
    25%
    Sodium 1290.9 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 110.1 g
    36%
    Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
    41%
    Sugars 19.8 g
    79%
    Protein 41.1 g
    82%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    beef double bouillon cubes

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