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How to Make Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 90% lean
  • 1 lb. spaghetti noodles
  • 3 cups tomato puree
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 medium yellow onion minced
  • 1/2 cup minced carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Cook the spaghetti noodles according to package instructions until al dente. Drain the water and arrange in a serving plate. Set aside.
  • Start to make the meat by browning the beef. Do this by placing the meat in a deep pan. Turn-on the heat to medium. Cook the beef until brown while stirring once in awhile.
  • Add-in the olive oil, garlic, onion, and carrots. Stir and cook until the onion turns soft.
  • Pour-in the tomato puree. Stir and let boil. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Add water if the sauce starts to reduce.
  • Remove the cover and put the heat back to medium. Add the oregano, thyme, basil, salt, and ground back pepper. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Put-in the tomato paste. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Top the spaghetti meat sauce over the cooked spaghetti noodles. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g