Spaghetti Recipe With Lean Ground Beef

Spaghetti with beef sauce
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  • 85 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 70 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
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Spaghetti sauce recipe with lean ground beef and mushrooms and Parmesan cheese.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cut into chunks)
  • 1 pound spaghetti (cooked and drained)
  • Grated parmesan cheese (for serving)

How to Make It

  1. In a Dutch oven or sauté pan​​, brown ground beef with chopped onion. 
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, and seasonings.
  3. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  4. Add green pepper chunks; simmer for 15 minutes longer.
  5. Serve sauce over spaghetti and pass the Parmesan cheese.