4 – 6
- 1 Large Onion (finely minced)
- 1 Tbs Olive Oil
- 1/4 c Green Pepper
- 4 Cloves Garlic (finely minced)
- 1 pkg 44 Farms Ground Beef
- 2 tsp Salt
- 2 tsp Fresh Black Pepper
- 1 Tbs Dried Oregano
- 1 Tbs Dried Basil
- 1 Tbs Tomato Paste
- 4 c Crushed Tomatoes (2 x 14.5 oz cans OR 1 28 Oz)
- 1 Tbs Sugar
- 2 c Water
- 1 pkg Cooked Spaghetti
- Fresh Basil
- Parmesan Cheese
Sauté onions, green pepper and garlic using the olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot until the onions are translucent. Add 44 Farms Ground Beef and brown, 10 minutes on medium-high heat. Add the salt, pepper, oregano, basil and tomato paste. Continue to cook while stirring, 10 minutes.
Add the crushed tomatoes, sugar and water - Turn heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring halfway through. The sauce should reduce somewhat and become darker in color.
Add the cooked spaghetti to the sauce and mix through very gently with the heat on the lowest setting. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes more and add an optional Tbs. of butter to make the sauce glisten.
Serve with chopped basil and a good parmesan cheese (Optional)