Recipe courtesy of BostonSidewalks.com
Ingredients
  • 2-3 T olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (approx 1 c)
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped (approx1 c)
  • 1 1/4 lb lean ground beef
  • Note - Feel free to mix ground beef and Italian sausage here. Adds some depth and flavor to the dish.
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 t dried oregano
  • 1 t dried basil
  • 2 t salt
  • 1/2 t crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni, cooked al dente