Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a favorite in our family and requested by many friends. The longer it sets the better it tastes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet sauté onion, green pepper and garlic powder until onions turn opaque.
  2. Add ground beef, cook until no pink remains, drain grease.
  3. Salt to taste.
  4. Sprinkle Chili Powder across hamburger until covered, stir thoroughly.
  5. add hot peppers if desired.
  6. add 1/2 cup ketchup.
  7. add 1/2 can tomato juice reserving rest for later addition.
  8. reduce heat to simmer, stirring occasionally.
  9. In large pan cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain.
  10. In spaghetti pan combine meat sauce, remaining tomato juice and spaghetti.
  11. Replace pan on heat bringing to boil, stirring constantly to prevent sticking.
  12. Turn off heat, cover pan and let set until all juice is absorbed.
  13. Spaghetti will taste better the longer it sets.
  14. To reheat, use microwave or place in baking dish, cover and place in oven stirring occasionally.


Most Helpful

This was a hit with the family but that much tomato juice gave me a few worries, however it worked just fine. I would add some basil and oregano to the garlic powder, I don't know that I was fond of the chili powder in there. Otherwise, a great family meal, and you're quite right, the leftovers are very good! *PAC Spring 2008*

Debber May 05, 2008

I made this last night and liked it very much! Next time I might cut back a bit on the spice but that is just a personal preference. Will definitely make again!

Chef 313014 July 12, 2007

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