I had taken onepound of floor beef from the freezer and defrosted it for…some motive that was not clear after it was thawed. Because it was totally thawed, I figured cooking it and making a brand new plan was the best choice.
I had some occasions arising that will require fast night meals, so it gave the impression to be a great choice over noodles or rice or put into tortillas. I had browned the meat with garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and Penzey’s Pasta Sprinkle (which is, primarily, Italian seasoning).
After I got here throughout this one-pot spaghetti with meat sauce recipe, it offered an ideal use for my rapidly cooked floor beef. I began out slightly skeptical, nevertheless it got here out fairly nicely. It wasn’t excellent, however I’ll give a TC as a great shortcut, on-the-fly meal.
For the reason that meat was pre-cooked, a lot of the fats had been drained off. There was slightly fats nonetheless clinging to the cooked meat, which was a lot for the one-pot meal. I solely added a small drizzle of EVOO on the finish, about one fast move over every plate.
Whereas the liquid was not all absorbed when the spaghetti was dished out, it had been absorbed by the point the meal was over and it was time to pack leftovers away. Maybe letting this sit for 5 or so minutes earlier than dishing it out is an efficient strategy to go in the event you don’t need extra liquid.
I solely had a one-quart field of vegetable inventory, so I supplemented with one cup of water, which labored high quality. The quantity of marinara wanted was about one 28-oz. jar of Rao’s, which is sweet to know for subsequent time, so I don’t need to measure it out once more!
We had this with a Caprese salad which additionally had some sliced artisan salami on it.