Joined: 06 Nov 2007
|Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:49 am Post subject: Quick Penne Pasta
Do try this out. it's quick, easy and tastes as delicious as a hamburger
250g penne pasta, boiled in salted water till al dente
1 large white onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 large cans of tomato sauce (NOT ketchup, but pureed tomatoes in a tin)
1 tbsp tomato paste
350g ground beef
1/4 cup red wine (optional)
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
salt, black pepper to taste
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Add onions and garlic; sautee till tender.
Add in ground beef and sautee till no longer pink. Add in red wine, if using, to deglaze pan. Add in tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt, dried oregano and rosemary. Simmer for 20 mins, covered.
After simmering, add in sugar and check again for seasoning. Add in cheese and simmer for another 10 mins. Toss pasta in and stir to coat. Serve!