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Easy Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce Recipe

Easy Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce

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"This is an easy and delicious recipe for a meaty spaghetti sauce with a homemade taste."

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Original recipe makes 4 - 6 servings Change Servings


  1. Brown beef over medium heat. Drain off fat.
  2. In a large pot, combine beef, salt, sugar, oregano, pepper, garlic powder, onion flakes, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and mushrooms. Simmer at a low heat setting for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Serve sauce over spaghetti.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 01, 2005

Wonderful recipe!! My family loves it!! I used 2 cans of tomato paste (6oz) and 1 can of tomato sauce along with one can of diced tomatos instead of fresh. I also used fresh mushrooms and sauteed them in olive oil for a couple of minutes before adding them. Thank you for the recipe- I will stop searching for the perfect easy spaghetti!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 22, 2003

A little dry

Jul 08, 2007

This is a GREAT spaghetti sauce recipe! The title should say meat sauce, however. I almost didn't look at it thinking it was a plain tomato sauce. I made it for dinner at a large family gathering for 16- from ages 1 to 6- and everyone loved it. They all wanted the leftovers for lunch the next day, but there wasn't any. I used canned diced tomatoes, a little more tomato paste than it called for and also a large can of crushed tomatoes. Simmered it on low in a crock pot and it was fabulous. It will be made for Italian dinners in my house all the time, even for just the two of us. Sooo easy and absolutely delicious!

Oct 23, 2004

Delicioso! I was a little leary of using onion flakes and garlic powder but it tasted just as good as fresh, with a lot less hassle. The sauce freezes well, too. I usually make up a double batch of the sauce and throw half in the freezer for an easy, quick meal another night. Thanks for posting this one!

Jun 28, 2008

A nice basic meat sauce. Unfortunately, I realized out half way through that I was out of tomato paste and had to use tomato sauce and it still came out tasty. I added 3 cloves of fresh garlic, fresh onions, and used whole wheat pasta.

Aug 30, 2006

Thanks for this great recipe... the family loved it. I left out the ground beef and served it with chicken instead. I also added a little olive oil (about 2 T.) to the sauce just to enrich it and also cut the acidity. I simmered this for just one hour and it was perfect!

Sep 14, 2008

Easy, go-to spaghetti recipe. Good when you haven't planned dinner because it contains common ingredients.

Oct 07, 2007

Love this recipe! I doubled it and used 1 pound of venison (all I had in the house) and 1 pound of mild Italian sausage. The whole family raved! Will definitely use this one again. Thanks!


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  • Calories
  • 557 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 20.3 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 6 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 28.2 g
  • 56%
  • Sodium
  • 1002 mg
  • 40%

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

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