Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (03.25.14)

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  • 12 ounces dry spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated


Cook spaghetti according to package directions.

In large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Cook beef with onion and garlic for 7-8 minutes or until beef is crumbled and no longer pink, stirring occasionally; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, water, oregano, basil, salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil; then simmer over medium-low heat 15 minutes or until hot and flavors have blended. Drain spaghetti; serve with sauce and cheese.

Sponsor: Utah Beef Council