Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce

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  • 1/2 pound penne pasta (use rice pasta for gluten-free version)
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion (about 1 large onion)
  • 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (blend of dried basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, marjoram, and savory)
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme (or a pinch of dried)
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • ground beef (1 pound, 16% fat)
  • 3 fresh basil leaves (chopped, or a 1/2 teaspoon of dried)
  • 2 1/2 cups chunky tomato sauce (canned, almost 1 28-ounce can, Muir Glen brand if you can get it)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1,546 bolognese sauce
  • 28 ground beef
  • 123 hamburger
  • 24 1/2 ground beef
  • 7,504 hamburger
  • 24 1/2 ground beef
  • 23 ground beef
  • 2,005 noodle
  • 60,050 mac and cheese
  • 23 ground beef
  • 216 pie
  • 18 3/4 ground beef
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    Jeremiah Dorn a year ago
    The meat sauce was so flavorful and made for a fun evening enjoying a delicious meal!
    Karen 2 years ago
    Delicious. I added in two of my own touches. The meat was half beef and half pork, and I put in a can of stewed tomatoes. I'm loving it. Thanks.
    Samantha A. 2 years ago
    AMAZING! I like my food on the salty side so I addd a bit more of that and the red pepper but it was absolutely perfect
    Sandra C. 3 years ago
    Best meat sauce ever!!! My family can't get enough and the salt frying of the meat - I use ground chicken or turkey instead of beef - is excellent. Simple, well seasoned with such flavor. Thank you!