Easy Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce


This delicious tomato sauce for spaghetti simmers over low heat for a rich and meaty homemade taste.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 2 ½ cups chopped tomatoes

  • 1 ⅓ (6 ounce) cans tomato paste

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms

  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¾ teaspoon white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon garlic powder

  • 12 ounces spaghetti


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease.

  2. Transfer beef into a large pot over low heat; stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, onion, salt, oregano, sugar, pepper, and garlic powder. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 2 hours.

  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain. Serve meat sauce over spaghetti.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

557 Calories
20g Fat
66g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 557
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 1002mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 23mg 113%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1122mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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