Tuesday, November 1

Elbow Pasta w/ Ground Beef

This dish is one of his <3 favorites.
Thanks to my mom for sharing & teaching me the recipe. Our girls love this as well. All the fresh veggies really make this a well rounded dish, in my opinion.
(Add a side salad & dinner/ lunch is ready)

1 lb. Elbow shaped Pasta
1 lb. Lean Ground Beef
2 (16 oz.) Can of Tomato Sauce
1 Large tomato or 2 Roma Tomato's (chopped)
1 Celery Rib (chopped)
1/4 onion (chopped)
2 Tomatillos (chopped)
1 Garlic Clove (chopped)
Pinch Dried Oregano
Salt & Pepper
Mozzarella & Parmesan Cheese

Boil water & cook pasta according & set aside.
Evenly chop all veggies..

 In a large Skillet add 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil & brown ground beef. (Season with Salt & Pepper) 10-15mins.
Add in garlic, onion, celery. Cook 2 mins.

Follow by adding tomato & tomatillo, stir to combine & cook for 1 min.

Add in can of Tomato sauce & rinse can with a tiny bit of water & add in as well.

Cover & allow to simmer on low for 5 mins.
Add in cooked pasta, handful of Mozzarella cheese & add dried Oregano. Stir to combine.

Lastly, sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top & Serve.


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