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Rigatoni Pasta with Meat Sauce

Easy Rigatoni Pasta with Meat Sauce

Perfectly spiced and cooked ground meat with tomato sauce coats each Rigatoni pasta noodle is the best comfort food to enjoy with loved ones any time of the year.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes juicy tomatoes
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 tablespoon basic mixed herbs and spices blend
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon Mango Gourmet Hot Sauces
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped finely
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup parmesan grated
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large saucepan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add fresh chopped tomatoes and bring to a boil, then lower heat to a brisk simmer. With a wooden spoon preferably, crush the the chunks to help release the juices rapidly. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Continue to cook to produce a medium-thick sauce, about 7 to 15 minutes. Set aside
  • Heat a large saucepan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Brown the ground beef. Add herbs and spices blend, hot sauce, and garlic to saucepan and cook for 3 minutes while stirring.
  • Deglaze the pan with red wine. Add in the tomato sauce, breaking any lumps as you stir them and bring to a simmer. Add the bay leaf and taste for seasoning. You may want to add a little salt here. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, skimming off any excess fat that comes to the top.
  • In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the rigatoni until just done, about 14 minutes. Drain and gently toss with the sauce to coat the pasta. Remove from the heat and stir in the parmesan, and a drizzle of olive oil and serve immediately.
  • Serve the pasta garnished with the additional cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 1grams
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