Classic Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 22, 2008

This recipe is featured in the 21 Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5.



*Use Gluten-Free Pasta noodles and spaghetti sauce, if eating a gluten-free diet.

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Classic Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Yield – 4-6 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes


  • 1 lb. Pasta noodles
  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • Optional – minced garlic, minced onion,
  • 3-4 cups spaghetti sauce, or 26 oz. jar worth
  • Side dish ideas – frozen veggies, fresh veggies, dinner rolls


  1. Boil water, add pasta, cook 10-12 minutes. Drain. Set aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking, brown the ground beef. Add any additional spices or minced garlic or minced onion. Drain well.
  3. Add spaghetti sauce to ground beef and let simmer so flavors mingle.
  4. Prepare side dishes.
  5. Serve Spaghetti with sides.

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