This easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce recipe tastes amazing and is perfect for any busy weeknight. Ditch the store bought sauce because once you try this recipe, you’ll never go back to spaghetti sauce in a jar again.
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce from scratch is an easy family dinner that can be made in 30 minutes, but will taste like you spent all day making it. This pasta sauce can be served over your favorite pasta noodles for a family favorite meal that is easy enough to serve any night of the week. If your like me and enjoy vodka sauce on your pasta, try mixing our marinara sauce with our Homemade Alfredo Sauce.
Ingredients needed for Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
- Ground Beef
- Yellow Onion
- Tomato Sauce
- Tomato Paste
- Italian Seasoning
- Dried Basil
- Garlic Powder
- Red Pepper Flakes
- Minced Garlic
- Worcestershire Sauce
- Granulated Sugar
- Beef Broth
How to make Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Start by adding ground beef and diced onion to a large skillet and cooking on medium-high heat until brown and drain excess grease. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, dried basil garlic powder, minced garlic, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire Sauce, sugar, and beef broth. Stir to combine all ingredients well and reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
Serve with your favorite pasta noodles, shredded parmesan cheese and fresh basil for garnish. Enjoy!
Can I substitute ground beef?
Yes, you can substitute the ground beef in this sauce recipe with ground sausage or ground turkey for a healthier version. When I have ground sausage on hand, I like to add 1/2 lb. ground beef and 1/2 lb. ground sausage.
How to freeze spaghetti sauce
This pasta sauce recipe can easily be made a head of time. Prepare sauce as directed above and allow to cool completely. Label a gallon size freezer bag and pour sauce into bag. Seal tightly removing all the air and place flat in the freezer for up 4-6 months. To use, place frozen sauce in a large pot and reheat until warm.
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced
- 15 oz. tomato sauce
- 6 oz. tomato paste
- 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
- 1 Tbsp. dried basil
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. pepper
- 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
- 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
- 1/2 Tbsp. minced garlic
- 1 cup beef broth
- spaghetti noodles for serving
- In a large skillet add ground beef and chopped onion. Cook on medium-high heat until brown. Drain excess grease.
- Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, dried basil, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, and beef broth.
- Mix ingredients to combine and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Serve with your favorite pasta and parmesan cheese. Enjoy
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