A spicy beef mixture simmered to full flavor, then served over hot cooked spaghetti and topped with cheese, olives, beans and onions.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 pounds lean ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
- 1 pinch ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
- 3 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pound uncooked spaghetti
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 cup kidney beans
- 1/2 cup olives
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
Brown beef and onion in a large skillet over medium high heat. Place browned mixture in a large pot and stir in the tomato sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, cinnamon, vinegar, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat for 1 1/2 hours.
When meat mixture has about 20 minutes cooking time left, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside.
Serve meat mixture over cooked spaghetti topped with cheese, beans, olives and chopped onion.