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Quick and Easy Spaghetti
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22 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 40MINS

Quick and Easy Spaghetti

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This quick and easy recipe for spaghetti with a semi homemade marina meat sauce is perfect for those weeknight dinners.
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Hi, I'm Tovia! You’ll find an assortment of recipes such as how to make Southern Fried Chicken to Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese!
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This quick and easy recipe for spaghetti with a semi homemade marina meat sauce is perfect for those weeknight dinners.
40MINS
Total Time
$5.39
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Ground Beef
2 lb
Ground Beef
or Ground Turkey or a mix of beef/pork/turkey etc.
Stewed Tomatoes
1 can
(14 oz)
Onion
1
Large Onion
diced
Marinara Sauce
1 can
(1 lb)
Marinara Sauce
Tomato Paste
2/3 cup
Tomato Paste
Dried Basil
1/2 Tbsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Celery Seeds
1/2 Tbsp
Celery Seeds
Kosher Salt
1/2 Tbsp
Granulated Sugar
3 Tbsp
Garlic
1/2 Tbsp
Garlic, minced
Fresh Baby Spinach
7 1/2 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Liquid Smoke
1/2 Tbsp
Tomato
1
Large Tomato
chopped
Salt
to taste
Parmesan Cheese
to taste
Parmesan Cheese
for garnish
Fresh Parsley
to taste
Fresh Parsley
for garnish
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
669
Fat
35.3 g
Protein
62.0 g
Carbs
21.5 g
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step 1
In a pan over high heat add the Ground Beef (2 lb) to brown. After 2 minutes start breaking apart with a wooden spoon.
step 2
In a small bowl add the Stewed Tomatoes (1 can) and use a stick blender to puree them.
step 3
Season the ground beef with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Once almost fully cooked drain the fat from the pan leaving only about 1 tablespoon of the fat. Add in the Onion (1) and Green Bell Pepper (1), mix and cook for about 2 minutes while continuing to break apart the meat.
step 4
Add the stewed tomato puree, Marinara Sauce (1 can) and Tomato Paste (2/3 cup) to the pot. Season with Dried Oregano (1 Tbsp), Dried Basil (1/2 Tbsp), Smoked Paprika (2 Tbsp), Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1 tsp), Kosher Salt (1/2 Tbsp), Celery Seeds (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 Tbsp). Turn the heat down to medium and add the Granulated Sugar (3 Tbsp) and {@10:}. Stir everything together.
step 5
Set the heat to medium-low, cover the pot and continue to cook for 25 minutes.
step 5 Set the heat to medium-low, cover the pot and continue to cook for 25 minutes.
step 6
Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Stir in some Liquid Smoke (1/2 Tbsp), Fresh Baby Spinach (7 1/2 cups), Tomato (1) and stir. Cover again and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve with pasta and garnish with Parmesan Cheese (to taste) and Fresh Parsley (to taste).
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Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Dinner
Pasta
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