Tasty Spaghetti Sauce


The best spices for spaghetti sauce are used in this super flavorful and tasty recipe. I always make it for my family, and they love it. Spoon sauce generously over spaghetti noodles. Best served with generous portions of garlic toast.

Tasty Spaghetti Sauce over spaghetti
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon pepper

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 teaspoons dried thyme

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves

  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon crushed bay leaf


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

  2. Add onion to beef in the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Season with pepper and salt. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and garlic; bring to a boil.

  3. Season with thyme, basil, rosemary, marjoram, and bay leaf. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

259 Calories
13g Fat
17g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 259
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 1623mg 71%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 23mg 114%
Calcium 110mg 8%
Iron 8mg 44%
Potassium 957mg 20%

* 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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