Classic Spaghetti Sauce

Serves: 4

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Use freshly ground beef or leftover hamburger patties to create this simple, yet satisfying sauce. Toss in a few pantry staples, such as olives or red pepper flakes, to make this sauce uniquely yours (see note).

Ingredients

Preparation

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until al dente, according to package directions. Drain.

Heat oil in a Dutch oven or heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms, stirring occasionally until soft and tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir in garlic and herbs, cooking until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Add beef and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until it’s no longer pink, 5 to 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and add a splash of wine, if using. Stir in tomato sauce and diced tomatoes; bring to a simmer. Cook until sauce thickens, about 20 minutes. Serve over hot pasta and top with Parmesan cheese.

Notes

Be creative and toss one or all of these pantry staples into the cooked sauce:

  • Sliced black olives
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Splash of milk, half-and-half or heavy cream
  • Diced roasted red peppers

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