Dad's Spaghetti Western Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound ground beef
<br>- 1 onion, chopped
<br>- 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
<br>- 1 teaspoon dried basil
<br>- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
<br>- 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
<br>- 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
<br>- 1/2 (8 ounce) package spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces
<br>- 1 (15.25 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
<br>- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
<br>- 1 cup sour cream
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Crumble beef into a large microwave-safe bowl.  Cook for 3 minutes on high; drain fat and stir in onion, chili powder, basil, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, tomatoes and tomato paste.  Fill the paste can with water and add.  Cover bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
<br>step 2: Stir broken spaghetti into meat mixture; re-cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 6 minutes.  Stir, re-cover and microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes, or until spaghetti is tender.  Stir in beans, re-cover and let stand 5 minutes.
<br>step 3: In a separate bowl, combine cheese, sour cream and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.  Microwave on medium-high for 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted.  Serve over spaghetti mixture.
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Ingredients
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
- 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
- 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
- 1/2 (8 ounce) package spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces
- 1 (15.25 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 cup sour cream

Directions
step 1: Crumble beef into a large microwave-safe bowl. Cook for 3 minutes on high; drain fat and stir in onion, chili powder, basil, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, tomatoes and tomato paste. Fill the paste can with water and add. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
step 2: Stir broken spaghetti into meat mixture; re-cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 6 minutes. Stir, re-cover and microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes, or until spaghetti is tender. Stir in beans, re-cover and let stand 5 minutes.
step 3: In a separate bowl, combine cheese, sour cream and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Microwave on medium-high for 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve over spaghetti mixture.

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