Jim's Spaghetti House Sauce

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by SeasonedSoul

This is a delicious meat sauce that has a very fine texture. It comes from a famous restaurant in Huntington, West Virginia that has been serving this spaghetti for 67 years.

Top Review by A Big Ole BLT

My family loves Jim's Spaghetti, it's a classic and always amazing. We live about an hour away from Jim's and crave it frequently. I made this one Sunday when the craving couldn't be quenched as they are closed on Sundays and Mondays. I was so pleased at finding this recipe. I had to downsize the amount since I only had about 1.5 pounds of ground beef. I also had to substitue some italian seasoning for the oregeno and bay leaf. I used a little taco seasoning for chili powder and dried minced onion was the only thing I had to use. I turned out delish and all of our tummys were happy. Thanks for the recipe!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients except for the bay leaves together until smooth. DO NOT BROWN THE GROUND CHUCK. This is what makes the texture so fine.
  2. Cook over medium low heat until meat is browned stirring frequently. Place bay leaves on top.
  3. Cover and simmer on low heat for 3 hours. Stir occasionally.
  4. Remove bay leaves. Skim fat from top.
  5. Serve over spagetti noodles.

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