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Thick 'n' Hearty Pasta Sauce Recipe

No one can believe this starts with prepared spaghetti sauce. Ground beef, pepperoni, mushrooms and onion easily add a homey, delicious flavor.—Jan Boehringer, Bradford, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 70 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 25 slices pepperoni (about 1-1/2 ounces)
  • 1 small onion, chopped, optional
  • Hot cooked pasta

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook the beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, pepperoni and onion if desired. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until thickened. Serve over pasta. Yield: 5 cups.

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.