Beef and Macaroni by This Old Gal

ground beef, cavatappi noodles, olive oil, onion, green bell pepper, garlic, pureed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, dried basil, dried parsley flakes, sea salt, light brown sugar, red pepper flakes, black pepper, dry red wine

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Total Time: 15 min

– 1 pound Ground Beef (or turkey, chicken, Italian sausage, rabbit, bison)
– 1 pound Cavatappi (or other Macaroni)
– 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
– 1/2 medium Yellow/Brown Onion (diced well)
– 1/2 medium Green Bell Pepper (diced (optional)
– 3 Cloves Fresh Garlic (minced fine)
– 28 ounces Pureed Tomatoes
– 15 ounce Tomato Sauce
– 3 ounces Tomato Paste
– 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce (2 Tbls if using turkey) (or fish sauce)
– 2 teaspoons Dried Basil
– 2 teaspoons Dried Parsley Flakes
– 2 teaspoons Sea Salt
– 1 teaspoon Light Brown Sugar
– 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
– 1/4 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
– 1/4 cup Dry Red Wine (a good Cabernet!)
– 2.5 cups Fresh Water

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Total Time: 15 min



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