Recipe: Tasty Pasta Smorgasbord


Pasta Smorgasbord.

You can cook Pasta Smorgasbord using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Pasta Smorgasbord

  1. You need 1 pound of lean ground beef.
  2. Prepare 1 of medium onion, chopped.
  3. You need 1-28 ounce of can diced tomatoes.
  4. It’s 1/2 can of tomato paste.
  5. You need 1 1/2 Tbsp of sugar.
  6. You need 1 cup of beef broth.
  7. Prepare 1/2 tsp of basil.
  8. Prepare 1/2 tsp of oregano.
  9. Prepare 2 cups of green beans, cut into bite size pieces.
  10. It’s 1 of red pepper, chopped coarsely.
  11. You need 1 of jalapeno pepper, chopped coarsely.
  12. You need of Pasta of choice (I use macaroni or baby shells).

Pasta Smorgasbord step by step

  1. In a large skillet, cook ground beef and onion until beef is no longer pink. Drain excess fat. Transfer meat mixture to a large, covered saucepan..
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, beef broth, basil, oregano, green beans, red pepper and jalapeno pepper. Cover and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes or until green beans and peppers are tender..
  3. Cook preferred pasta as per package directions. Shortly before serving, add approximately 6 cups of the cooked pasta and heat through..
  4. Serve and enjoy!.