Thin Spaghetti with Chunky Meat Sauce

  • Servings: 8

Thin spaghetti smothered in a robust, chunky meat sauce with savory ground beef, sweet tomatoes, and Italian sausage. Comfort food is king.


16 ozSan Giorgio® Thin Spaghetti
1 1/2 Tbspsolive oil
1 largeonion, chopped
2garlic cloves, minced
1/2 lbground beef
1/2 lbsweet Italian sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 can(28 oz) imported plum tomatoes, crushed with juice
1 can(6 oz) tomato paste
1 tspsugar
1 tspdried basil leaves
3/4 tspsalt
1/4 tspdried thyme leaves
1/4 tspground black pepper


  1. In large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil; add onion and garlic.
  2. Cook 5 minutes or until tender; add ground beef and sausage slices. Cook until brown; drain.
  3. Stir in tomatoes with juice, tomato paste, sugar and seasonings; heat to boiling.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered 20 minutes or until meat is thoroughly cooked.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Serve sauce over hot pasta.