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Bowl of spaghetti with meat sauce and basil.

Easy Spaghetti with Meat Sauce


This EASY spaghetti with meat sauce recipe will help you get dinner on the table in just 15 minutes! Simple and made with just 3 ingredients!


Units Scale
  • 1 lb. spaghetti noodles
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • pinch of salt
  • 24 oz. marinara sauce
  • grated Parmesan cheese for serving


  1. Cook pasta to al dente according to package instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat large skillet over medium high heat. Add beef to pan and break up with a spoon or spatula. Season with a pinch of salt. Cook, undisturbed for 2-3 minutes, until browned. Stir and break up again.
  3. Pour in marinara sauce and bring mixture to a boil. Lower to a simmer until pasta is ready.
  4. Serve meat sauce over pasta and top with Parmesan cheese as desired. 

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