Beef Cavatappi

This one I made for my man and he absolutely loves it! Even though it makes a massive batch there’s always just enough left over for lunches the next day. I make it almost every week not only because he loves it but also because it’s cheap, fast and it’s a one pot meal so that means almost no dishes! What else can you ask for when you don’t feel like doing a whole heck of a lot? 

  • 1 pound ground beef 
  • 4 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tbs chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh parmesan 
  • 1 1/2 tbs dried oregano
  • 2 tsps dried basil
  • 1 tbs flour + 2 tbs water
  • 1 tbs butter 
  • 7 cups cooked Cavatappi pasta  (Appx 4 cups dry pasta)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Grated cheese to taste (optional)
  1. In a large pot melt butter and cook the ground beef, onions, garlic, oregano and basil together until the ground beef is fully cooked. 
  2. Add the tomato sauce and parmesan and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat and mix in the cooked pasta.
  4. Mix your flour and water together and slowly pour and mix in until your desired consistency is achieved.
  5. If you wish, add some grated cheese and broil on high for extra goodness đź‘Ś

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