Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Spaghetti is such a classic and even better when you make the sauce from scratch instead of using the same old jar sauce.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Basil, beef, Italian, Pasta, Pasta Dishes, Pasta Recipes, Recipes, Simple Recipes, summer, vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 775kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Pot
  • Strainer
  • Saute Pan
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula


  • 1/2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 box Spaghetti
  • 1/2 each Onion diced
  • 1 each Carrot peeled and diced
  • 1/2 can Diced Tomato
  • 1/2 can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Basil
  • Parmesan optional
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta to al dente, drain and reserve (toss in a bit of oil to help with sticking)
  • Heat a saute pan and add in the ground meat. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 2-3 minutes and break up the meat while it browns.
  • Add in the onion, carrot, garlic and herbs. Cook 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and tomato products. Simmer 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning and toss together with the pasta.
  • Top with parmesan if using.
  • Serve and Enjoy!


Calories: 775kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1122mg | Potassium: 1366mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1315IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 8mg

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