Our meaty Bolognese sauce is packed with plenty of deep, rich flavor yet is ready to serve in just 45 minutes.
- 1 tbsp. oil
- 1 tsp. dried basil
- 3/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 lb. lean ground beef
- 1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes
- 1/3 c. red wine or water
- 1/4 c. tomato paste
- Fresh basil (optional)
Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add next six ingredients; cook eight to 10 minutes, stirring. Add beef; cook until browned, 10 minutes, stirring often. Add tomatoes with their juices, wine, tomato paste and 1/3 cup water. Using spoon, break up tomatoes slightly.
Cover pan; over medium-high heat, bring mixture to a boil. Over medium heat, simmer until thickened, 15 to 20 min. Toss spaghetti with sauce. If desired, top with basil.
Per serving: Calories: 558 Protein: 36 grams Fat: 18 grams (6 grams saturated) Cholesterol: 77 milligrams Carbohydrates: 62 grams Sodium: 1,182 milligrams Fiber: 7 grams Sugar: 11 grams