Mama's Easy Awesome Meat Sauce

Mama's Easy Awesome Meat Sauce


"Ground beef and onion are simmered with robustly flavored sauce for a delicious, cooked-all-day flavor."


15 m servings
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  1. Brown ground beef with onion in 12-inch nonstick skillet; drain, if desired.
  2. Stir in sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Serve, if desired, over your favorite hot pasta.


  • Nutritional Information:
  • Amount Per Serving: Calories, 380; Calories from Fat, 90; Total Fat, 10 g; Saturated Fat, 3 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 35 mg; Sodium, 520 mg; Total Carbs, 53 g; Dietary Fiber, 4 g; Sugars, 8 g; Protein, 20 g; Vitamin A, 6 %; Vitamin C, 8 %; Calcium, 6 %; Iron, 20 %
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  1. 13 Ratings


I have made this simple recipe so many times (every time the Hubster calls randomly on his way home & says he feels like spaghetti & meat sauce for dinner) that I figure I should give it its due...

It's spaghetti out of a jar. I guess I personally wouldn't call this a "recipe". Doesn't taste bad and it's fine for a dinner but still, it's a jar of sauce.

I've always made my sauce like this, but usually add fresh minced garlic. Great basic recipe & great for beginners!

This pasta sauce taste like it came out of a can. The onion and beef could have been used elsewhere and tasted so much better...not a big fan of this recipe.

I always make my meat sauce this way and it's super simple and delicious! Instead of slicing my onion, I chop it small and I usually use the Ragu Mushroom Sauce. Sometimes I'll even use 1/2 grou...

Definitely easy, can't go wrong with this one. If you have any fresh basil on hand, it really brightens up the flavors to add about a tablespoon of chopped fresh basil. Also good with 1/8 tsp ...

Well, I Made This EASY Meat Sauce for my Gandma's BDay, and It Was A Huge Success!!!

I give this recipe 5 stars because it is what it says it is. EASY! I'm not sure why people who love doing everything from scratch keep looking at recipes marked easy, then either complaining bec...

3 kids, hubby AND myself all satisfied. That NEVER happens!!