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You Must See the Recipe of Homemade Spaghetti

MHomemade Spaghetti made with a rich and hearty meat sauce is a classic dinner recipe. It’s easy to make and always delicious! Serve with garlic bread and salad for an easy weeknight meal.

Spaghetti with meat sauce in bowls with a loaf of bread and wedge of Parmesan cheese.
We love making spaghetti and meatballs, baked spaghetti, and lemon spaghetti, but classic Spaghetti with Meat Sauce is the BEST! It is a family dinner staple.

I love this recipe because it’s made with basic ingredients that we always have in our pantry. Whenever we don’t know what to make for dinner, we often turn to spaghetti because everyone loves it.

The meat sauce is rich, hearty, and full of comforting flavors. It is easy to make too! The steps are simple: sauté vegetables in olive oil, brown the ground beef, mix in tomatoes, broth, and seasonings and let simmer.

Combine the homemade meat sauce with long, slurp-able spaghetti noodles and top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and basil. YUM!

A big bowl of spaghetti noodles topped with hearty meat sauce is the ultimate comfort food. Serve garlic bread and salad on the side and even the pickiest of eaters will lick their bowls clean!

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Ingredients

How to Make Spaghetti

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  • spaghetti ingredients in bowls.

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Veggies– onion, celery, and carrot
  • Garlic
  • Ground beef
  • Beef broth
  • Tomatoes– crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste
  • Italian seasoning
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Bay leaves
  • Spaghetti
  • Parmesan cheese & fresh basil– for garnish.

How to Make Spaghetti

(Scroll down to the recipe card for the full recipe with ingredients and instructions)

onion, celery, and carrot cooking in olive oil in a big pot.

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery to the pot. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

spaghetti meat sauce cooking in pot with wooden spoon.

Add the meat and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to break up the meat into smaller pieces as it cooks. Drain off any excess grease.

spaghetti sauce ingredients in large pot.

Pour in the beef broth and bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.

Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, and crushed red pepper flakes. Stir until well combined and add the bay leaves. Season with salt and black pepper.

spaghetti sauce simmering in large pot with wooden spoon.

Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste the sauce and adjust seasonings, as necessary.

To cook the spaghetti, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the spaghetti to al dente, according to package directions. Drain well.

spaghetti with meat sauce in large pot with serving fork.

Remove the bay leaves from the sauce. Add the spaghetti to the meat sauce in the pot and use tongs to toss until combined. Alternatively, plate the spaghetti and top with meat sauce.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.

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