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Easy Recipe : Homemade Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Recipe. Takes just 30 minutes to make!

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Under 30 minutes makes this yummy spaghetti sauce that will question why you ever buy jarred sauce again. So easy and so good! 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 889kcal
Author savorandsavvy.com


  • 1 box spaghetti
  • 4 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion small, chopped
  • 1 carrot small, chopped
  • 1 celery stem, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup white wine optional
  • 1 can San Marzano Tomatoes 20 oz can
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmessan-Reggiano shaved


  • Start a pot of water and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, sauté onions, carrots and celery in a large skillet with olive oil. Once the vegetables begin to soften, add the ground beef and cook until well browned. 
  • Incorporate tomatoes, being sure to mix them well into the sauce mixture. Add water and continue to combine. Mash the tomatoes with the back of a spoon to bring everything to relatively uniform size. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Then bring to simmer, stirring occasionally. 
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook according to package directions. Drain pasta, toss with sauce and top with cheese. 
  • Optional: once the meat has browned, you can deglaze the pan by adding the white wine and letting it reduce all the way. 


Recipes like this do better the longer the simmer. Keep it low and slow. 


Calories: 889kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2670IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 5mg