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All-In-One Spaghetti

Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 1 hr
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1 (7-ounce) package spaghetti, uncooked
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Garnish: fresh Italian parsley sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Cook first 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return beef mixture to pan. Stir in tomato sauce and next 8 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 30 minutes.

  2. Add pasta; cover and simmer, stirring often, 20 minutes or until pasta is tender. Serve with cheese, and garnish, if desired.