1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 c chopped celery
1/3 c chopped onions
1/4 c diced green peppers
28 oz can tomatoes puree in blender
Brown ground beef…add rest of ingredients…simmer covered for ten minutes.
In a large pot, combine the following beef and tomatoes…1 can drained green beans, on can light red kidney beans…1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1 T basil, t tsp oregano, 1 T sugar, 1 can beef broth…Simmer for 3/4 hours…add Manicotti (smaller tubular pasta) Last 10 minutes. Sprinkle top with fresh Parmesan and service with warm buttered Italian or french bread.