Monday, February 6, 2012
Great meaty pasta dish!
Source: Taste and See That the Lord is Good: Promise Choir 2011 cookbook
1 box penne pasta
1 medium carrot
1 celery stalk
1 small onion
2 garlic cloves
1 T. olive oil
1 lb. ground beef
1 c. white wine
2 T. tomato paste
28-oz. can tomatoes or spaghetti sauce
Finely mince the vegetables. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven, add processed or chopped vegetables, sweat until clear.
Add ground meat and cook, stirring well to break up meat. Brown.
Add wine, bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally until all liquid is evaporated (20-30 minutes).
Stir in tomato paste, combine for one minute.
Add tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium low, cooking for 15 minutes, or until thickened.
Serve over prepared pasta.