Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

From the menus, something simple to start the week off with, it’s a great recipe to double, sauce freezes well.  Fresh pasta is great (I use linguini, but you can use ravioli, fettuccini) or regular dried spaghetti.


Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce:

  • 9 oz. fresh pasta
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2-14 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • or
  • 2-15 oz can tomato sauce & 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 tsp. crushed garlic
  • 3 tsp dried basil
  • 3 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp rosemary

2 saucepans

large skillet


In sauce pan, combine tomato products with 2 tsp ea.: basil, garlic & oregano. Add rosemary. Simmer on med heat, stirring frequently. Reduce to low and cover.


In skillet, heat oil, sauté pepper, onion, garlic.  Add to sauce.  Brown hamburger, adding 1 tsp ea: garlic, basil, and oregano. Drain excess fat and add to sauce. Let simmer for ½ hour. 


Cook pasta according to directions, drain and serve with sauce.


About TaMara

What's to say? I love to cook and I think families benefit from sitting down together for dinner every night.

Posted on March 2, 2009, in Recipes, What's 4 Dinner Solutions and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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