Mostaccioli

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes, broken up
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 cup ripe olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese wedge, grated
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (16 ounce) package mostaccioli
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter or margarine
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated

Instructions

  1. In large skillet cook ground beef and onion; drain excess fat.
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, olives, Parmesan cheese, seasoned salt, oregano and crushed pepper.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Prepare mostaccioli according to package directions. Drain.
  5. Toss with softened butter.
  6. Arrange in a 3-quart shallow baking dish; pour on meat sauce; top with mozzarella.
  7. Place under broiler for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese melts.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings