A quick / easy minced meat recipe, it’s a pasta dish that will stay on your table all week! So creamy and so comforting! The recipe is written to serve four people, but I like to make a really big bread when I make pasta like this, I always feel like pasta in a thick tomato cream sauce, it’s even better as leftovers than baked.
* Ingredients :
– 8 ounces of medium pasta shells
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1 pound of ground beef
– 1/2 medium sweet onion, diced
– 2 minced garlic cloves
– 1 1/2 tsp Italian season
– 2 tsp allpurpose flour
– 2 c beef broth
– 1 can of tomato sauce (15 ounces)
– 3/4 cup heavy cream
– kosher salt & freshly black pepper, to taste
– 6 oz grated extra sharp cheddar cheese, about 1 1/2 cups
* Preparation steps :
In pot boil salted water, cooking pasta accord to pack methods; drain well.
Heat oil-olive oil in skillet on high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef while cooking; drain excess fat. Put aside.
Adding onion to pan and cooking about 2-3 min , stir frequently, to translucent. Stirring in garlic & Italian season to fragrant, for 1 min .
Stirring in flour to lightly brown, for 1 min .
Gradually adding beef broth also tomato sauce. Bring to boil; reduce heat & simmer, stir occasionally, to mix is reduced also slightly thick, for 6-8 min .
Stirring pasta, beef & heavy cream to heated through, for 1-2 min; Seasoning with salt also pepper to taste. Stirring in cheese to melt, about 2 min .