Copycat Prego Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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Copycat Prego Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Are you tired of using store-bought spaghetti sauce and want to try something deliciously homemade? Look no further! In this recipe, I’m going to show you how to make a copycat version of Prego Spaghetti Sauce that will leave you craving for seconds.

This homemade sauce is a perfect blend of flavors and will elevate your pasta dishes to a whole new level. It’s incredibly easy to make and requires simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and cook until softened.
  2. Add ground beef and cook until browned. Drain excess fat.
  3. Stir in dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaf, and sugar to the saucepan. Stir well to combine.
  5. Bring the sauce to a simmer, then reduce heat to low. Cover and let it simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove the bay leaf before serving.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

This Copycat Prego Spaghetti Sauce is a homemade version of the popular store-bought sauce. It’s packed with flavor and will take your pasta dishes to the next level.

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Now that you have your delicious homemade spaghetti sauce ready, it’s time to get creative with your pasta dishes. Serve it over your favorite pasta, sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top, and enjoy a restaurant-quality meal right at home.

Cooking from scratch not only allows you to customize the flavors to your liking but also ensures that you know exactly what goes into your food. Say goodbye to preservatives and artificial ingredients and say hello to a healthier and tastier spaghetti sauce.

So, the next time you’re in the mood for some classic Italian comfort food, whip up a batch of this Copycat Prego Spaghetti Sauce. Your taste buds will thank you, and you’ll never go back to store-bought sauce again!