I cannot stop eating pasta!!! 9/26/17

It’s my favorite. I love pasta. I love eating at home. I love eating it on our trips to Italy. I am fond of vegan and vegetarian pastas and I am a sucker for a meat sauce. I ate this last week and the week before and ….

It started with a sauce made from our daughter’s tomatoes. I cooked them down with onions and garlic. I had a lot of tomato skins and seeds left over. I put the whole mixture in a colander and strained out the skins and most of the seeds.

Tomatoes cooking down for spaghetti sauce

I had to work to get the right balance of acid, sweetness, and umami. A little tomato paste and fish sauce helped with that since the tomatoes were quite sweet.

I browned some seasoned ground beef and folded it into the tomatoes. I cooked the sauce and meat together until they were flavorly incorporated. A lot of oregano really made a difference. I served it over some spaghetti. Yum!

Spaghetti and meat sauce


This entry was posted in Beef, Pasta, Vegetables and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s