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Slimy Stewed Worms

 Slimy Stewed Worms
I top spaghetti "worms" with a hearty meat sauce for a mouthwatering that's guaranteed to please all of your party guests.—Shelley Way, Cheyenne, Wyoming
9 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, cook beef over medium heat until no
  • longer pink; drain. Add the next 13 ingredients; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add spaghetti; cover
  • and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until spaghetti is tender, stirring
  • occasionally. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 245 calories,

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Slimy Stewed Worms (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.