Rating: 3.5 stars
71 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 21
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 11

Get a budget-friendly start on the meat-lovers' sauce by using ground chuck. It cooks in less than 30 minutes but tastes like it simmered all day.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
45 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In 12-inch skillet brown ground beef, onion, carrot, and garlic until meat is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Drain off fat.

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  • Add half-and-half. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until half-and-half is nearly evaporated. Stir in broth, then vinegar. Return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until liquid is nearly evaporated. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, seasoning, pepper, and salt. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until thickened.

  • Meanwhile, cook spaghetti, with 1 tablespoon salt added to water, according to package directions Drain. Serve spaghetti with sauce. Sprinkle with cheese and oregano. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

474 calories; fat 18g; cholesterol 69mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 53g; insoluble fiber 6g; protein 26g; vitamin a 3547.1IU; vitamin c 16.5mg; sodium 645mg; calcium 101mg; iron 6.5mg.
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