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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
27 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put carrot, celery, onion and garlic in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped; place in the slow cooker bowl. Add diced tomatoes, broth, tomato paste and sugar to slow cooker. Add 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the red pepper flakes. Stir in beef and cook on HIGH for 5 hours or LOW for 6 hours.

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  • Using a slotted spoon, remove beef chunks from slow cooker and set aside. When cool enough to handle, shred beef and stir back into slow cooker. Add remaining 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook another 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, about 12 minutes; serve with meat sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

476 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 84mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 55g; insoluble fiber 5g; protein 38g; sodium 878mg.
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