1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
2 tablespoons dried minced onion
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 cups tomato juice
2 cups water
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1 teaspoon sugar
8 ounces uncooked whole wheat spiral pasta
Grape tomatoes and sliced jalapeno pepper,
1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in seasonings.
2. Add tomato juice, water, tomato paste and sugar to pan; bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20-22 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. If desired, top with tomatoes and jalapeno slices.
Add a salad , toasted bread or crackers