Quick Pasta Sauce

This is a quick and easy sauce to make when don't want to use a jar but you don't have time to simmer all day. Basically you brown the beef and throw everything else in. It's delicious! Makes 6 servings.


1 pound lean ground beef
1 1/3 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
1 cup water
1/4 tablespoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste


In a large skillet cook ground beef. Mix in the tomato paste, tomato sauce, onion soup mix, water, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, and ground black pepper.
Simmer until heated through.