Spaghetti with meat sauce

A plate of spaghetti with meat sauce
Recipe credit

University of Minnesota Extension Department of Family, Health and Wellbeing

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About this recipe

Time to make
10 minutes preparation; 20 minutes cook time
Special criteria


  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 2 15-ounce cans spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Fry ground beef with onion over medium heat in large skillet. Drain fat.
  3. Add spaghetti sauce and spices to the beef. Stir and simmer on low to blend flavors.
  4. To serve: Divide cooked spaghetti between 4 plates, pour sauce over spaghetti. Top with parmesan cheese, if desired.

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