Linguine with Tomato Basil Meat Sauce

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Linguine with Tomato Basil Meat Sauce

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    0.5 lb ground beef 28 oz jar tomato basil pasta sauce
    0.5 lb ground Italian sausage 0.5 lb sliced button mushrooms
    1 pn salt and freshly ground black pepper 0.5 c grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving
    2 clv garlic, minced 3 T chopped fresh basil leaves
    14.5 oz can stewed tomatoes with Italian seasonings 1 lb dried linguine


    Prep: 20 min Total: 30 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Preheat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef and sausage; season with salt and pepper and brown well. Drain off excess fat.

    • 2

      Add garlic, tomatoes, sauce, mushrooms and cheese. When bubbly reduce heat to medium and cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon and using the spoon to gently break up the tomatoes.

    • 3

      Remove from heat; stir in basil. Taste and adjust seasonings.

    • 4

      While sauce is cooking, prepare linguine according to package directions; drain.

    • 5

      Divide pasta among 4 bowls and top with sauce. Serve with additional parmesan.

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