Meat-and-Mushroom Sauce Fusilli

While this pasta recipe calls for ground meat mix (usually pork and beef), you can use 1 pound of any ground meat you like--beef, pork, turkey, or even sausage.

Meat-and-Mushroom Sauce Fusilli
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound white button mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound ground meat mix
  • 12 ounces dried fusilli
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Make It

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, carrot and celery. Saute 10 minutes, adding garlic after 5 minutes of cooking.

2. Add meat; cook 5 minutes, breaking up clumps with a wooden spoon.

3. While sauce is cooking, prepare fusilli following package directions. Drain.

4. Add tomatoes, broth, oregano and salt to meat. Bring to boil; lower heat to medium-high and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Toss sauce with cooked pasta. Serve with Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 511, Fat, total (g): 19, chol. (mg): 52, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 61, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 861, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.