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Ingredients

2 pounds lean ground beef
1 packet (1-1/2 ounces) dry spaghetti sauce mix
16 ounces tomato sauce
3 slices (1 ounce each) cheese

Instructions

Mix ground beef and spaghetti sauce mix thoroughly. Spread mixture in cold skillet, completely covering bottom like a large pancake. Cook uncovered over low heat until bottom is done. Turn off heat and cut meat into 6 pie-like sections. Place lid flat against meat and carefully pour off any grease. Turn over each section and resume cooking on low heat until meat is cooked through. Turn off heat. Again place lid against meat and pour off any grease. Remove lid. Pour tomato sauce evenly over all. Heat on low. Cut the cheese slices diagonally into 6 triangles and place one on each meat section. Turn off heat. When cheese is slightly melted, lift out each section onto individual serving place and spoon tomato sauce over each section. Makes 6 servings.

Dolores Kettering
Moline



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