Lazy Ziti Pasta

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1. 2 boxes whole grain ziti pasta
2. 2 1/2 lbs ground beef
3. 1 onion, diced
4. 1 bulb garlic, minced
5. 1/2 tsp olive oil
6. 2 1/2 lbs fresh tomatoes, diced
7. 2 Tbs Dried Basil or some fresh basil, diced
8. Pepper and salt
9. 1 cup Colby jack cheese, grated
10. 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese, grated

A. Cook ziti pasta, 7-8 mins, set aside
B. Brown #2, dish up and set aside
C. Brown #3-5, add 6-7 cook for 30 mins
D. Add #8, cooked ziti and cooked ground beef, stir and cook for 10 mins, add #9-10

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Taiwanese Dan-Tze Mein

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Yes, I lived in Taipei, Taiwan for 4 years. That is why the craving…

1. 1 lb of Chinese noodle or Dan-Tze Mein 擔仔麵or angel hair, cook according to direction, drain n set aside
2. 1/2 cup onion, diced
3. 2 Tbs garlic, diced
4. 1/2 tsp cooking oil
5. 1 lb ground pork
6. 1 cup chicken broth
7. 2 Tbs Taiwanese sweat bean sauce 甜麵醬
8. 2 Tbs soya sauce
9. 1 tsp sugar
10. 1 tsp cooking wine
11. 1 tsp oyster sauce (optional)
12. 1/4 tsp white or black pepper
13. Salt (optional)
14. 4 spring onion, cut 1"
15. 2 cups chives, cut 1"
16. 1/4 white pepper powder
17. 2 32 oz reduced sodium chicken broth (Publix brand, $1.99 each)

A. Brown #2-4, add #5 n cook for 15 mins
B. Add #6-13 and cook in low heat for about 25-30 mins
C. Put #14-17 on a soup pot and heat them up
D. Put some noodle in a bowl, ladle soup, then place meat sauce on top.

If you read Chinese check recipe

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