Spaghetti With Beef Mushroom Sauce
Serves 6| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 pound dry spaghetti
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound button mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Parmesan
- 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, roughly chopped
- Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. Drain and return the pasta to the pot.
- Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 minutes.
- Add the garlic, beef, salt, and pepper. Cook until no trace of pink remains, about 5 minutes.
- Spoon off and discard any fat. Add the tomatoes and their juices and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and stir in the cream and ¾ cup of the Parmesan. Simmer until the sauce has thickened slightly, about 3 minutes.
- Add the sauce to the pasta and toss. Divide among plates and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan and the parsley.
- Per Serving
- Calories 700Calories From Fat 43%
- Fat 33g
- Sat Fat 12g
- Cholesterol 105mg
- Sodium 770mg
- Carbohydrate 64g
- Fiber 4g
- Sugar 4g
- Protein 36g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
To lighten this dish, omit the cream and double the tomatoes.