Abby Theodros whips up penne pasta with mom’s tomato sauce

Check out how to make penne pasta using her mom’s tomato sauce.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - Abby Theodros has a great take on penne pasta that incorporates one of mom’s special recipes.

Check out how to make penne pasta using her mom’s tomato sauce.

Make the pasta:

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Follow directions on back of pasta packaging. We like penne!

Ingredients for the sauce:

2 tbsp oil

1 can tomato paste

2-3 garlic cloves

1 diced white onion

Salt to taste

1 pack ground beef

Make the sauce:

In a pot of your choice, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add diced onions until soft. Add garlic.

Once the onion and garlic blend in the pot, add tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, and ground beef.

Bring to a boil then lower heat and stir until ingredients mix. Let it sit until meat is cooked through.

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