Meaty Spaghetti Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Onions2 Small, finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Parsley3 Tablespoon, minced
 Celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Canned whole tomatoes1 Pound (1 Can)
 Canned tomato paste6 Ounce (1 Can)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Basil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water1 Tablespoon (For Thinning, Or As Required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 287 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.1%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65 mg

Sodium 769.7 mg32.1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 68.4%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 33.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a 2 qt. glass casserole brown ground beef (high) 3-4 minutes stirring to crumble.
2. Add onions, garlic, parsley and celery and microwave (high), covered, 5 minutes stirring once.
3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, oregano, basil and thyme.
4. Microwave (high), covered, 20 minutes, stirring several times.

5. Let it rest, covered for about 5 minutes and serve.