Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
1 cup(s), chopped, chopped
4 clove(s), large, finely chopped
58 oz, (2 x 28-oz cans) plum tomatoes with juices, coarsely chopped
Canned tomato paste
Crushed red pepper flakes
¼ tsp(s), (optional)
Uncooked extra lean ground turkey breast
Grated Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp(s), or Romano cheese
- Coat a medium pot with cooking spray and heat over medium- high. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, sugar, salt, and crushed red pepper (if using) and bring to a simmer. Simmer, uncovered, until the sauce has thickened, 25 to 35 minutes, stirring often.
- Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta and keep warm.
- Meanwhile, coat a 12-inch skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high. Add the turkey and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Stir the turkey into the tomato sauce and cook for 5 minutes. Serve the sauce over the pasta and sprinkle with the cheese.
- Serving size: about 1 cup pasta and 1/2 cup sauce