Mama's Easy Awesome Meat Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mama's Easy Awesome Meat Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Mama's Easy Awesome Meat Sauce

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"Ground beef and onion are simmered with robustly flavored sauce for a delicious, cooked-all-day flavor."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef with onion in 12-inch nonstick skillet; drain, if desired.
  2. Stir in sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Serve, if desired, over your favorite hot pasta.
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Footnotes

  • Nutritional Information:
  • Amount Per Serving: Calories, 380; Calories from Fat, 90; Total Fat, 10 g; Saturated Fat, 3 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 35 mg; Sodium, 520 mg; Total Carbs, 53 g; Dietary Fiber, 4 g; Sugars, 8 g; Protein, 20 g; Vitamin A, 6 %; Vitamin C, 8 %; Calcium, 6 %; Iron, 20 %
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 27, 2010

I have made this simple recipe so many times (every time the Hubster calls randomly on his way home & says he feels like spaghetti & meat sauce for dinner) that I figure I should give it its due review. It's so easy & hard to screw up, but also very easy to make even better! I add 2 cloves minced garlic to the meat mixture during browning, sprinkle italian seasoning or dried basil depending on which sauce I am using, or add fresh herbs if I have them. You can use any flavor sauce you like, which is a bonus. Always a good go-to recipe! :)

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 28, 2010

It's spaghetti out of a jar. I guess I personally wouldn't call this a "recipe". Doesn't taste bad and it's fine for a dinner but still, it's a jar of sauce.

 

12 Ratings

Jan 20, 2010

I've always made my sauce like this, but usually add fresh minced garlic. Great basic recipe & great for beginners!

 
Jan 13, 2010

This pasta sauce taste like it came out of a can. The onion and beef could have been used elsewhere and tasted so much better...not a big fan of this recipe.

 
Nov 05, 2009

I always make my meat sauce this way and it's super simple and delicious! Instead of slicing my onion, I chop it small and I usually use the Ragu Mushroom Sauce. Sometimes I'll even use 1/2 ground beef and 1/2 ground hot or sweet sausage. This recipe is a definate family pleaser! :)

 
Oct 21, 2009

Definitely easy, can't go wrong with this one. If you have any fresh basil on hand, it really brightens up the flavors to add about a tablespoon of chopped fresh basil. Also good with 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes.

 
Sep 01, 2009

Well, I Made This EASY Meat Sauce for my Gandma's BDay, and It Was A Huge Success!!!

 
Jul 09, 2010

3 kids, hubby AND myself all satisfied. That NEVER happens!!

 

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