Ragù Meat Sauce over pasta is a favorite, hearty comfort food.
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Gather and prep your ingredients.
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Brown the ground meat, then remove to a bowl.
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Wipe out the pot, leaving behind a little cooking fat, then add the chopped onions and bell pepper. Cook about 5 minutes until softened.
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Add the mushrooms and garlic, and cook about 5 more minutes.
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Spoon in the tomato paste, and sauté 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.
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Stir in the sugar and seasonings.
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Pour in the red wine, and stir, scraping up and browned bits. Cook about 5 minutes.
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Stir in the ground beef and diced tomatoes.
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Stir in the crushed tomatoes.
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Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook at a simmer over low heat about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
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The sauce freezes well, making it an excellent addition to your meal prep for easy weeknight dinners.
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