Tangy Meat Sauce

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Registered: 02-06-2004
Tangy Meat Sauce
Fri, 04-30-2010 - 9:38am

Tangy Meat Sauce

Ingredients

* 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
* 1/2 cup chopped onion
* 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
* 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
* 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
* 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
* 1 tablespoon sugar
* 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
* 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
* Hot cooked spaghetti

Directions

* Crumble beef into a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Add the onion, green pepper and garlic. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, stirring frequently; drain.

* Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, sugar, vinegar, salt, basil and oregano. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 6-8 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Serve with spaghetti. Yield: 3 cups.







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