Country-Style Spaghetti

Southern Living
Country-Style Spaghetti Recipe
Make traditional spaghetti and meatballs in a flash by taking a shortcut with frozen meatballs and an easy sauce of canned tomatoes, tomato paste and dried herbs.
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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2 (28-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
1 cup water
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon red pepper
3 dozen frozen, cooked Italian-style meatballs, thawed
16 ounces spaghetti, cooked


Stir together first 8 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 40 minutes. Add meatballs; simmer 20 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Created date

March 2002