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Dad's Spaghetti Recipe
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Dad's Spaghetti

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"Spaghetti like never before invented. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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    25 mins

    25 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef with onion until meat is brown. Drain. Return meat mixture to pan with tomato paste, tomato soup and water. Cook, stirring, until heated through and thickened, 5 to 15 minutes. Serve over cooked pasta.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 18, 2003

My mom made this spaghetti all the time while I was growing up, except she also added some chopped green pepper and a can of golden mushroom soup. It is delicious!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 03, 2006

I found this to be just okay. I made this with hopes that it would taste a lot different than just regular spaghetti sauce. I really felt like I was eating noodles in a thick tomato soup, which wasn't what I was going for. I won't be making this one again. Good, but not as good as Ragu.

Jan 23, 2003

good, but better as MY dad used to make it for us. :) don't use any water, and add a couple slices of american cheese to make it extra creamy and rich...scrumptious and kids love it.

Jan 12, 2007

This recipe is great for the simple man. My boyfriend doesn't like a lot of fancy spices so simple good flavor is less confusing for the picky eater. Plus, it's fast! Add a can of diced tomatoes to add some texture and depth for you.

Oct 25, 2008

Who knew you could throw together such a few ingredients and have such a tasty result. I made it pretty much as stated other than I used large elbow macaroni and I layered it into a baking dish with velveeta cheese and baked it for about 20 minutes. It will be a repeat, for sure!

Feb 05, 2008

Quick and easy, and tasted great!

Aug 18, 2003

It was awesome.. Although i did add a pinch of cinnimon,a clove of galic,cheese and no water..the cinnimon made it have a sweet flavor.. it was totally awesome

Jun 09, 2007

Absolutely delicious. I did add a packet of dry spaghetti sauce mix for some extra seasoning and replaced the water with 1 cup of milk. This recipe was exactly what i was looking for, thanks


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  • Calories
  • 680 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 76.9 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 39.4 g
  • 79%
  • Sodium
  • 876 mg
  • 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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