Spaghetti with Quick Bolognese Sauce

Total Time
26 min
6 min
20 min
We twist this recipe to make it ready on your table in 20 minutes.


uncooked lean ground beef

1 pound(s)

uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 item(s), medium, green, chopped

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), minced

canned diced tomatoes

28 oz

dried basil

2 tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

red pepper flakes


uncooked whole wheat pasta

8 oz, spaghetti variety


  1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon, until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, basil, salt, and red pepper flakes; bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, omitting the salt if desired. Drain.
  3. Toss the pasta with the sauce. Yields 1 1⁄2 cups spaghetti and sauce per serving.

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