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Scrumptious Spaghetti

This is the dish I start with when preparing the meal. This chunky sauce needs to simmer so I can focus on the rest of the meal.—Sherry Horton, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  • In a large skillet, saute the green pepper, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in the tomato sauce, sugar and oregano. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain; transfer to a serving dish. Serve with sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 350 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 332mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.

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