Spaghetti Marinara

Today, I was craving for some pasta. So I decided to go back to my aunt’s trusted spaghetti marinara recipe. It’s as tasty as it looks and totally did the job I wanted it to do. Satisfied the ghosts in my tummy :). The most beautiful part is that I can cook so many of these meals in such a short time. It’s the best for a weekday dinner!


  • Prep time – 5 minutes
  • Cook time – 20 minutes

Ingredients for Pasta Sauce:

Marinara Sauce Ingredients.jpg

  • Ground beef (I use 90% Lean) – 1/2 kg
  • Large Red Onion (Chopped) – 1
  • Garlic (chopped) – 1 tsp
  • Red Pasta Sauce (I use Bertolli – Olive oil and Garlic) – 1 Jar
  • Oregano – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli flakes – 1/2 tsp
  • Parmesan for garnish (while serving)

Ingredients for Spaghetti:

  • Spaghetti – One handful
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Olive oil – 1 tsp

Method for Pasta Sauce:

  1. Heat little olive oil in a wok. Add the chopped garlic and onions. Saute until light brown
  2. Add oregano and red chilli flakes. Saute
  3. Add the ground beef. Make sure to divide the ground beef into smaller chunks while you saute. Do this until all the beef redness has gone
  4. Add the Pasta sauce and mix until well combined. Saute for three minutes
  5. Pour the ready marinara sauce into a serving bowl. Garnish with some parmes
  6. an while serving

Method for Spaghetti:

  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add the salt and olive oil. Then add the spaghetti and boil for 8 minutes (approx.).
  2. Drain the spaghetti, pour it into a serving dish and add some olive oil. Toss

Spaghetti marinara




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