For great results, finish cooking pasta in the sauce, adding a little pasta water.
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- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, December 2012
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced small
- Salt and pepper
- 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes, pureed
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 1/2 cup diced carrot
- 1 pound ground beef
In a large saucepan, heat oil and garlic over medium until fragrant. Add onion, celery, and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are soft. Add beef and cook until just cooked through, 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce to a rapid simmer and cook until slightly thickened, 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with 3/4 pound cooked pasta.