Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins


  1. To cook spaghetti sauce, in a heavy skillet or cast iron frying pan, slowly heat the olive oil and butter, add garlic, onion and saute until dark golden.
  2. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in a large pot of slow to medium boiling water until tender.
  3. Drain, do not rinse.
  4. Pour sauce hot over cooked spaghetti, toss lightly to coat and top with parmesan cheese.
  5. Serve with french bread and extra Parmasan cheese at the table.
  6. This recipe will cover about 1/2 pound of spaghetti or other Italian pasta.
  7. For a variation, sprinkle with fresh-dried basil before serving.
Most Helpful

This is my absolute favorite comfort food! I love it so much- there are no changes necessary!!!! Thanks so much for sharing.

Loves2Teach March 06, 2005

I loved this! I added basil to it though.

juliet123 July 17, 2010

Made this for a side dish for chicken. We loved it!! Added a bit less butter and olive oil and some fresh grounded pepper. Thanks Miranda! :)

Redsie March 02, 2008