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Pasta a la Mama


2 tbsp olive oil

2 small onions

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 lb ground turkey or beef

2 cinnamon sticks

4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp kosher salt

1/2 tsp ground pepper

2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped

1 cup white wine

1 tin crushed tomatoes (or 5 medium tomatoes diced and pureed)

3 large handfuls baby spinach, chopped

4 bocconcini balls

Spaghetti or linguini, cooked al dente


Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over med-high heat and cook the onions until they are translucent and slightly browned

Stir in the garlic, then add the meat, cinnamon sticks, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and rosemary.  Sautee for 8-10 minutes until the meat is browned

Add the wine and cook for five minutes or until it begins to evaporate

Add the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.  Add 1/3 cup of water, stir it in completely, and allow to simmer for 60 minutes or so until the sauce has thickened

Add the spinach and cook until slightly wilted

Serve over cooked spaghetti or linguine and top with some torn bocconcini

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