Meat Sauce For Spaghetti Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main Ingredient


 Onions2 , chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Ground pork1⁄2 Pound
 Canned tomatoes38 Ounce (4 2/3 Cups, Two 1 Pound, 3 Ounce Cans)
 Tomato puree1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Green pepper1 , chopped
 Basil leaves2 (Fresh Or Dried)
 Grated lemon rind1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crumbled dried thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt3 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Crushed red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 160

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.4 mg

Sodium 956.4 mg39.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 13 g26.3%

Vitamin A 26.7% Vitamin C 61.5%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 20.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In large saucepan saute onions and garlic in hot oil until golden.
Add beef and pork and cook until lightly browned but still red inside, stirring to break up meat.
Add tomatoes and puree; bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Makes enough sauce for 1 pound spaghetti, cooked, or for 8 servings.