Spaghetti With Quick Meat Sauce

Spaghetti With Quick Meat Sauce
Hallie Burton
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Serves 4
preparation
30
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

12
ounces
spaghetti (3/4 of a box)
2
tablespoons
olive oil
1
large onion, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4
pound
ground beef
3/4
teaspoon
kosher salt
1/2
teaspoon
black pepper
1
28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
1/2
cup
fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/4
cup
grated Parmesan (1 ounce)

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high. Add the beef, salt, and pepper and cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce slightly thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in the parsley.
  5. Serve the pasta with the sauce and sprinkle with the Parmesan.
Kate Merker
March 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 25 %
  • Fat 18 g
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Sodium 826 mg
  • Protein 36 g
  • Carbohydrate 86 g
  • Fiber 9 g
  • Calcium 224 mg
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Iron 8 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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