Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins
my quick spaghetti meat sauce. time is estimated.
- 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
- 1 (6 ounce) can hunts tomato paste
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1⁄2 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons dried basil
- 1 -2 teaspoon italian seasoning
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
- 1 -2 tablespoon kosher salt
- cook ground beef as follows.
- lightly cover bottom of skillet with salt.
- sprinkle ground beef over salt.
- sprinkle half of basil over beef.
- smoosh beef with back of spatula while browning to keep meat from chunking.
- once beef is mostly cooked, add onion.
- when onion is soft, add remaining ingredients except salt.
- bring to simmer, do not boil.
- add salt and pepper to taste.
- serve over pasta.