Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe

How To Make Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Whip up a comforting plate of pasta in no time when you have this spaghetti meat sauce. It’s meaty, rich, and is great even after freezing.

Preparation: 3 minutes
Cooking: 27 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lb15% fat ground beef
  • 1medium onion,finely diced
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 24ozmarinara sauce
  • ¼cupwater
  • 1tspgranulated sugar
  • 12ozspaghetti,to serve


  1. Place a pot or dutch oven over medium heat, add 1 lb ground beef and sautee, breaking it up with a spatula until no longer pink (5 minutes).

  2. Add chopped onion, salt, cumin, pepper and sautee until onions are soft.

  3. Add garlic and sautee another 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant then pour in marinara sauce, water and sugar. Cover and simmer over low heat 20 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, cook 12 oz of spaghetti in salted water to desired doneness according to package instructions then drain. Serve sauce with cooked pasta.


  • Calories: 352.82kcal
  • Fat: 13.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.67g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.33g
  • Fiber: 3.18g
  • Sugar: 6.93g
  • Protein: 16.71g
  • Cholesterol: 41.96mg
  • Sodium: 481.20mg
  • Calcium: 48.52mg
  • Potassium: 545.88mg
  • Iron: 2.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.96mg
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