Protein-Packed Pasta with Lean Meat Sauce
This hearty pasta dish is packed with protein and flavor, thanks to the lean meat sauce. Perfect for a post-workout meal or a satisfying dinner.
Nutrition Per Serving
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
- 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 lb whole wheat pasta
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned, stirring occasionally.
- Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to the pot.
- Add the meat sauce to the pasta and toss to combine.
- Serve hot, topped with Parmesan cheese.
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