Sensational Spaghetti and SauceFrom midgelet 6 years ago
- 1 pound ground chuck or ground beef at least 15% fat shopping list
- 2 medium yellow onions, finely chopped shopping list
- 3 cloves garlic, finely minced shopping list
- 3 medium red tomatoes, chopped roughly shopping list
- 2 tablespoon good-quality tomato paste shopping list
- 3/4 cup coffee, freshly brewed (make extra to drink while dicing and chopping, you’re the cook, you deserve it!) shopping list
- 1/2 pound button mushrooms, cleaned, and sliced thickly shopping list
- 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil shopping list
- Pinch of sugar (to counteract the acid in the tomatoes) shopping list
- 1 teaspoon Italian or Mexican oregano shopping list
- salt and pepper to taste, as necessary shopping list
- 1/2 pound regular spaghetti (8 ounces) shopping list
- fresh parmesan cheese, roughly grated (splurge, it’s worth it!) shopping list
How to make it
- Brew the coffee and set aside.
- Grate the cheese and set aside.
- Heat a large pot of water for the spaghetti.
- In an iron or nonstick frying pan, heat the olive oil, then add the onions and garlic and cook until translucent.
- Add the ground beef and cook until it is brown.
- At this point, you can drain off the fat if you feel there is too much.
- Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste mushrooms, and coffee to the meat sauce and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, adding water if the sauce becomes too condense.
- While the sauce is cooking, keep an eye on the water and cook the spaghetti according to the directions on the package.
- When the pasta is cooked, drain it and put into a large bowl you have preheated by pouring hot water into it, then throwing the water out.
- Finish the sauce by adding the oregano then stir it in thoroughly.
- Add salt and pepper to your taste.
- Pour over the pasta.
- Sprinkle on the cheese and serve immediately.
The Cookmidgelet Eastern, USA
The Rating4 people
Very Yummy! Thanks. High 5maureenlaw in ST LOUIS loved it
Coffee is a new one to me in spaghetti sauce. I will definitely have to try this. Great post as usual! Thanksm2googee in Tomball loved it
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