Mom's Quick Pasta Sauce

Ground beef is simmered with tomatoes, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and a package of onion soup mix to add a delicious savor to the sauce. Serve over your favorite pasta and dust with a grating of Parmesan.

In a large skillet cook ground beef. Mix in the tomato paste, tomato sauce, onion soup mix, water, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, and ground black pepper. Simmer until heated through.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/3 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Recipe reviews

Start the discussion...

Still not reviewed, be first

Related recipes like Mom's Quick Pasta Sauce

Easy Peasy Spicy Meatballs
Easiest Ever Spicy Meatballs in a rich tomato sauce - perfect for quick meals!...

In a large casserole pot with a lid(!) dump all the sauce ingredients (except the ... Black bean beef meatballs with stir fried noodles. 3 ... Giant butter bean stew.

  • 45 Min
  • serves 6

Whole Duck Recipe
Get Whole Duck Recipe from Food Network...

Get Whole Duck Recipe from Food Network. ... 10 whole chestnuts, shelled, skinned; 2 teaspoons ... 2 tablespoons chopped green onion; White pepper, to taste; 3 teaspoons light soy sauce ... Whole Duck with Green Peppercorn Glaze.

  • 45 Min
  • 4 Yield

Lime Chicken Soft Tacos
A lime chicken filling with vinegar, sugar, green onion, oregano and light seasoning makes these sof...

Tilapia filets turn into tasty fish tacos with a tangy adobo and lime dressing. ... Chicken Tacos Recipe This recipe is quick and easy good for those nights you  ...

  • 20 Min
  • 10 Yield

Thai-style Chicken Skewers Recipe
Get Food Network Kitchen's Thai-style Chicken Skewers Recipe from Food Network...

Get Food Network Kitchen's Thai style Chicken Skewers Recipe from Food Network. ... Our chicken skewers are not only festive and colorful, but each skewer is 39 calories and the sauce is fat free. Recipe courtesy ... Buffalo Chicken Skewers.

  • 45 Min
  • 4 Yield