Spaghetti (With Mushroom Soup?!)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

So I only had tomato paste and canned tomatoes... no tomato sauce. I was way too lazy to run to the grocery store and decided to improvise by using cream of mushroom soup. I was surprised it turned out as well as it did.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground beef, onion and garlic in olive oil with bay leaves, oregano, basil, Italian Seasoning, salt.
  2. Add tomato paste, mushroom soup, sugar, and diced tomatoes.
  3. Stir well and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  4. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. Use sauce to top your cooked spaghetti.
Most Helpful

I gave this 4 stars. My future hubby and I loved this sauce. I couldn't find the amount of olive oil or bay leaves listed in the ingredients, so I used 1 tbl canola as I never have olive oil on hand and I used 2 bay leaves. When I made this sauce I used 2 pounds ground beef as I had 2 pounds that needed to be used up. Otherwise I followed the recipe. The next time I make this I plan to drain the ground beef after cooking as the sauce had alot of pooling of grease. Overall I'll make this again for sure. Thanks for posting a great recipe! Christine (internetnut)

internetnut October 01, 2009