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gluten free spaghetti

Gluten Free Spaghetti with Simple Meat Sauce

Try this Gluten Free Pasta with Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe! It's simple to make and just as delicious as its gluten counterpart!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Gluten Free Spaghetti
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 564kcal


  • 1 lb. ground beef 90/10
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium to small sized onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups diced carrot
  • 3 15 oz. cans tomato sauce diced tomatoes or a combo of the two
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or granulated
  • 2 small bay leaves or 1 large
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. gluten free spaghetti or regular spaghetti
  • grated parmesan cheese optional


  • In a large skillet with high sides, brown ground beef, breaking apart as you go. Drain and run hot water over meat {optional}. Wipe out hot skillet and place back on heat.
  • Sauté onions, garlic and carrot in olive oil until tender, 5-7 minutes. Place meat back into pan with cans of tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, water and spices.
  • Stir, reduce temperature to medium-low and cover. Cook, stirring occasionally for 1-4 hours. If sauce seems to be getting too thick, add in more water.
  • Once ready to serve, bring large pot of water to boil. Salt water and cook pasta according to package direction. Drain, toss with sauce and serve with parmesan cheese if desired.


Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 640mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5855IU | Vitamin C: 9.4mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3.7mg